Yahoo has “taken note of Amazon moves and are strategically leveraging their massive infrastructure to provide Yahoo mail users with unlimited storage. But it gets better, rumors have it they are opening the Yahoo Mail api to developers.
This is big. A much smarter way to compete with Microsoft and Google by letting their community innovate on their behalf all the while providing the community with tools that further entrenches their user base.” [full post]
Brian is totally right, this is BIG!
“Weâ€™re psyched to be breaking new ground in the digital storage frontier by giving our users the freedom to never worry about deleting old messages again. And, like any responsible webmail service, we have anti-abuse limits in place to protect our users. BTW: As much as weâ€™d like to just flip a switch and â€œunlimitâ€ everyone on the same day, weâ€™ll be rolling this out over a few months to facilitate a smooth transition â€” we know thereâ€™s virtually nothing more precious than your inbox.
We hope weâ€™re setting a precedent for the future. Someday, can you imagine a hard drive that you can never fill? Never having to empty your photo card on your camera to get space back? Enough storage to fit the worldâ€™s music, and then some, on your iPod? Sounds like a future without limits. ” [full post]