Daily Archives: September 11, 2008

Chris Nuttall

The Widget ChannelYahoo has been showing off its Fall collection to journalists in a series of presentations at its Sunnyvale campus.

Nothing really new to report: a dash of colour here, a widget there, but this blog’s fashion trendspotters can report that the theme this season is Open and Yahoo was sporting a fetching pastiche of styles and services, stemming from it opening up its platforms to others. 

Paul Taylor

As developers, including those who build mobile phone applications, know only too well, the reality of ‘write once, run anywhere’ has often been ‘write once, test everywhere (you intend to deploy your application).’

But with its expanded Blueprint mobile development platform, Yahoo! and Marco Boerries, executive vice president of Yahoo’s connected life division, are promising things will be different and that third party developers will be able to build mobile applications that will run across a wide range of mobile platforms and devices.