SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Dec. 15, 1998 -- Looking for a quick and convenient way to access important personal contact information from anywhere in the world? Yahoo! has just the solution. Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) today announced the launch of Yahoo! Address Book, a powerful online contact manager that allows users to access and utilize their address book information from any Internet-connected computer in the world. Additionally, with the introduction of TrueSync Plus for Yahoo! (announced separately today), individuals can easily synchronize and update their contact information with multiple desktop and handheld clients, including Microsoft Outlook, Palm Desktop and Palm handheld devices. Users of Yahoo! People Search (http://people.yahoo.com) and Yahoo! Yellow Pages (http://yp.yahoo.com) can also add the contact information they wish to save to their Yahoo! Address Book. Yahoo! Address Book can be accessed at http://address.yahoo.com.
"Yahoo! continues to look for ways to allow users to access important personal information, such as contacts, email and schedules, from one central location on the Web," said Tim Brady, vice president of production and executive producer at Yahoo! Inc. "With Yahoo! Address Book, individuals not only have the ability to update, access and store their contact information from anywhere in the world, but they can also take advantage of value-added services integrated into Yahoo! Address Book, such as Yahoo! Maps and Yahoo! Mail."
Go Anywhere and Stay in Touch
Yahoo! Address Book offers individuals on the go an ideal tool to manage all of their personal contact information. Individuals can now conveniently input, access and store their contact information privately on the Web all for free.
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Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet media company that offers a branded network of comprehensive information, communication and shopping services to millions of users daily. As the first online navigational guide to the Web, www.yahoo.com is the single largest guide in terms of traffic, advertising, household and business user reach, and is one of the most recognized brands associated with the Internet. The company has 15 international Web properties outside the United States. Yahoo! has offices in Europe, the Asia Pacific and Canada and is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif.