Just yesterday we saw how mashups can become aqusition targets and today we see how a company’s internal mashups can become part of their external products. Yahoo’s vice president of Yahoo’s advanced development Bradley Horowitz has just announced that two innovative projects created during an internal Yahoo “Hack Day” event earlier this year, have been integrated into two of their larger properties: Yahoo Maps and Yahoo Shopping.
Yahoo’s Hack Days have been quite successful, both these internal versions as well as the external ones like when Beck came to play. Part of the message from this announcement is a reminder that “spirit of innovation that’s alive and well throughout the Yahoo! community”. You can read more on this story at Techmeme.
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