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At the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco, Chief Technology Officer Ari Balogh says he's working on 'rewiring Yahoo from the inside out' through a developer platform called Yahoo Open Strategy. YOS' goal is to help Yahoo's front page, plus properties such as Yahoo Mail, offer a more relevant and contextualized user experience. Users will also be able to add applications from Yahoo and third parties on various pages.
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Yahoo's got a lot of potential. Even though you told us all to shut up while you decide your priorities, here's some advice anyway.
It's late and no quick fix, but the Yahoo Open Strategy has the potential to move the Web pioneer closer to the center of the Internet action again.
Company demonstrates what can be done when applications are added to its increasingly open Web properties.