Yahoo! Launches Pipes
It takes effort to explain the significance of a new product when the immediate benefit to consumers may not be so obvious, and the awkwardly named ?Â¢â€šÃ‡Â¨?Ã¬pipes?Â¢â€šÃ‡Â¨Â¬Ã¹ from Yahoo! is no exception. The product name is taken from the world of UNIX where a pipe is a conduit for the transfer of data between applications, while with the Yahoo product it is a conduit for data between web services. In a basic form Yahoo! Pipes allows you to take data from one or more sources and to bring it together, for example – to aggregate a group of feeds.
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