Yo Wants to Be Able to Connect The Internet of Things

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Yo, the app that lets you send folks a simple “Yo,” has gone from being a one-trick pony to attempting to become a hub for all kinds of notifications with an app update on Tuesday. Yes, it looks a bit like If This Then That (IFTTT) — and that means it’s one of many startups that are attempting to aggregate a slew of web services, from Pinterest to Instagram, under one app. It’s no longer enough to have notifications on your phone. As we connect more things to the internet, we’ll have more notifications, and we’ll probably also want to see those notifications in more places. For example, you might want the driver-side window of your car to project your calendar for the day as you’re walking up to the vehicle. Or you may want to see your texts or Instagrams on your television as you cook dinner with it in the background.

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