Marissa Mayer: Yahoo Needs to Cut Mobile Apps From 60 to 12

Marissa MayerAnother target of Marissa Mayer’s Yahoo makeover may be the company’s mobile apps, she said Tuesday while speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, Business Insider reported. According to the report, Mayer said that Yahoo needs to cut down the number of apps from 60 to 12 to better focus on its users needs and “daily habits” of checking sports, news, stocks, and email. It’s not the first time that Mayer has mentioned focusing on users’ daily habits: During the fourth quarter earnings call she told investors that the company is focusing on about a dozen new products, which each focus on improving a different “digital daily habit.”

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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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