In recent months, Yahoo has been talking about plans to strengthen its mobile unit, and is now enforcing the promise. The Internet giant announced today that it has acquired under the same license, a company that is behind a mobile application for recommendations.
“The team Alike created an application that focuses on personalization – using the restaurants and the places they want to find those who love him,” a Yahoo representative CNET in an email. “We are very impressed by the team and their approach to building customized experiences. Alike The entire team will join Yahoo mobile organization in Sunnyvale and San Francisco.”
As the representative, as is a mobile application that allows users to recommend bars, restaurants and shops that are considered favorites and are nearby or elsewhere. The idea is comparable to that of Foursquare, which now acts as both a social network and a search engine recommendation.
“We have always been passionate about the growing power of intelligent mobile experiences. We believe the information distilled, highly personalized and accessible anytime, anywhere, is what makes the mobile experience a part of the daily lives of our customers.
In Yahoo have found a team so excited about this vision as we are, and who are serious about what is real. We are super excited to join Yahoo’s mobile team, where we march towards this vision faster than ever”.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has said several times that she believes mobile is vital for the future of the company. This could pave the way for Yahoo to use search and customization of new and take advantage of a formidable action daily content. She even emphasized its focus on mobile in a speech today at the 2013 Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference, where he said that the future of Yahoo will provide personalized user experiences in both mobile and desktop.