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 Managing Director, Digital Media Group at Landmark Ventures/ShellyPalmer a technology focused Investment Banking & Advisory practice specializing in M&A, Financings, Strategic Partnerships and Innovation Access. He is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert and well known for his work on Fox Television's Shelly Palmer Digital Living as well as his daily radio report on United Stations Radio Networks. For more information, visit shellypalmer.com.

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