Yahoo Goes Mobile with Winter Olympics Coverage
February 12, 2010
After days of waiting, the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games are in full swing, and Yahoo doesn’t want anyone to miss out on the action.
So, the No. 2 search engine is keeping fans up to date on the latest and greatest in the Winter Olympic sports by launching a dedicated mobile site. The site at m.yahoo.com/olympics gives sports enthusiasts access to live results, upcoming events, medal counts, photos, news and expert commentary all on their mobile device. The site is available in English for 13 countries, including the United States, Canada, the Philippines, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.
“It’s the place to go when you’re out and about and want up-to-the-minute coverage on this year’s Games,” Yahoo said on its mobile blog.
The mobile site follows Yahoo’s rollout of a dedicated Games Web site .
The move comes as Yahoo, the No. 2 search engine, continues to search for ways to boost its status and steal market share from rival Google (News - Alert).
Amy Tierney is a Web editor for TMCnet, covering business communications Her areas of focus include conferencing, SIP, Fax over IP, unified communications and telepresence. Amy also writes about education and healthcare technology, overseeing production of e-Newsletters on those topics as well as communications solutions and UC. To read more of Amy's articles, please visit her columnist page.
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