A curated selection of the day's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.
Hot on the heels of layoffs comes news that Yahoo is shutting down eight products, including MyBlogLog, Yahoo! Picks, AltaVista, Yahoo! Bookmarks, Yahoo! Buzz and Delicious. Meanwhile, other products like Fire Eagle and Yahoo People Search will be merged, and Yahoo! Alerts and Yahoo! Calendar will be turned into features which will presumably be implemented elsewhere. (AllThingsD)
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