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New Yahoo Mail domains Thursday

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

Thursday, June 19, 2008
14 years ago4,777 views

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080619/ap_on_hi_te/tec_yahoo_mail;_ylt=AkZ7pN7FlDlmQfDmSdGQhWKs0NUE

The Sunnyvale-based company expects to begin registering new addresses under the domains of "ymail" and "rocketmail" around noon PDT Thursday at http://mail.yahoo.com.

It will be the first time that Yahoo has offered e-mail accounts under umbrellas other than its own company name since it became a correspondence conduit in 1997.

MMZaza [PersonRank 1]

14 years ago #

I don't like introducing new domains.
I feel it would be away better if the make different domains for each country, eg. @yahoo.co.uk @yahoo.com.eg

scjm [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I noticed Yahoo bought Ymail.com a few months back. A lowercase y can look too much like a lowercase g in writing, though.

David Hetfield [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Following Google, or should we say, copying from Google?

James Xuan [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

I agree with scjm, expect spam to your GMail address asking to renew from google-employee[put at-character here]ymail.com

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

http://yhoo.client.shareholder.com/press/releasedetail.cfm?ReleaseID=317422

pokemo [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Yahoo employees are not as smart as G. They love to copy their ideas.

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

Yah: failure[put at-character here]ymail.com

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

The data doesn't support the contention that Yahoo is a failure.

Wouldn't be so quick to write off Yahoo with something like "Yahoo employees are not as smart;" a silly thing to say. Both companies have more doctoral degrees than most universities.

http://www.alexa.com/site/ds/top_sites?ts_mode=global&lang=none

To be the top trafficked site globally..you have to do something right.

Haochi [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

[put at-character here]Brinke
failure[put at-character here]ymail.com is my new ymail address (not that I am going to use it though). :)

Rohit Srivastwa [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

interestingly they use feedburner to manage RSS of ymail blog

http://feeds.feedburner.com/ymailblog

Martin Porcheron [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

[put at-character here]MMZaza
Yahoo! already does for some domains, I have a .co.uk Y! Mail address from quite a while ago.

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