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For the past five years, Yahoo! has tried to keep pace with Google’s adSense program through Yahoo! Publisher Network. The beta network, based on a pay per click contextual advertising plan, had struggled to switch over to a full-pro model, but it looks like it may never get the chance. Users were notified today that Yahoo! plans to shut down the network in a letter. They’ll pull the curtain on April 30.
Faced with the uphill challenge of competing against Google for pole position among search engines, Yahoo made some serious headway this week when they announced plans to roll out the “Web of Objects,” a new take on search engine operations that’s inching closer and closer to full-fledged AI.