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Yahoo Hearts Hackers In NY

  • PC World, Friday, October 9, 2009 2:39 PM
Opening the application floodgates to its home page, Yahoo is hoping that that external developers will soon build tens of thousands of programs that its more than 330 million visitors will find useful. Yahoo's plans on using its Open Hack Day conference in New York City on Friday and Saturday to get out the message. The event, giving third-party developers, advertisers and Web publishers hands-on educationa sessions, is being held in New York for the first time.

Announced in April 2008, Yahoo's Open Strategy initiative aims to open all of the company's online services, sites and applications to third-party developers, as well as give end users a "social profile" dashboard to unify and manage their Yahoo services.

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