Yahoo Announces Major Update to Yahoo Calendar: Leverages Zimbra Technology

by admin October 8, 2008 at 10:10 pm

Yahoo today announced a closed beta of a major update to its online calendaring application that will feature a tighter integration with Yahoo Mail and other Yahoo properties. The new calendar is based on the Zimbra platform, which Yahoo acquired in 2007, and will support both the iCalendar and CalDAV standards for exchanging information with other calendaring services.

Among the new features are the ability to enhance your calendar with photos from Flickr, a built-in to-do list, and support for drag and drop. Yahoo Calendar can now also send out reminders for important events by email, IM, or SMS.

In addition, Yahoo is now making it easier for groups to keep track of common activities by extending the sharing features in Yahoo Calendar.

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