Spong:kawaii: What I'd love to know is who was the bright spark that made the decision to go with Yahoo - the same person who thought that all the 'hip young things' would like Bebo phone? honestly, do they really need to have a 'anyone over 40 needs to resign' purge at Telecom? How on God's green earth did it make any sense to go with Yahoo when Google or Microsoft have a better reputation? why didn't they do something about cancelling the arrangement after the first fiasco? how many times must Yahoo keep failing and the executive who made the decision keep holding onto his job before the board finally realises this fiasco is taking a toll on the Telecom brand?
This all seems a bit deja vu as per this article from April this year: http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/telecom-completes-review-sticks-yahooxtra-ck-138192
Surely the time's right now to drop Yahoo??
They were sending emails or looking for permission to send the mail servers to Thailand earlier this year .... our mail is drifting further afield.