Yahoo unveils new mail features in bid to compete with Google

Yahoo unveiled new features and a graphics-rich design to its mail website and mobile applications as chief executive Marissa Mayer steps up competition with Google.

8th October, 2013
Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer.

Yahoo unveiled new features and a graphics-rich design to its mail website and mobile applications as chief executive Marissa Mayer steps up competition with Google.

The revamped site lets users customize their Yahoo mail inboxes with background colors and images from the Flickr photo service, and see conversation threads and attachments more easily, Jeff Bonforte, senior vice president of communication products, said in an interview. The updates also applied to Yahoo’s mail apps for Apple’s...

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