Yahoo announce plans to shut down AltaVista and many other services

Yahoo today announced their latest round of spring cleaning. This one is pretty huge as it include some big services.

AltaVista is the biggest name in the list. At one time, it used to be the search engine we all used (at least the folks who were connected to the internet before Google happened). Yahoo has owned this brand and search platform for the last couple of years and it is finally being killed.

Complete list of services with their closing dates:

Yahoo! Axis (June 28, 2013)
Yahoo! Browser Plus (June 28, 2013)
Citizen Sports (June 28, 2013)
Yahoo! WebPlayer (June 30, 2013)
FoxyTunes (July 1, 2013)
Yahoo! RSS Alerts (July 1, 2013)
Yahoo! Neighbors Beta (July 8, 2013)
AltaVista (July 8, 2013)
Yahoo! Stars India (July 25, 2013)
Yahoo! Downloads Beta (July 31, 2013)
Yahoo! Local API (September 28, 2013)
Yahoo! Term Extraction API (September 28, 2013)

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