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Fantasy Soccer helps you get over your World Cup withdrawal

With the World Cup officially over and Europe’s domestic league seasons still a month away, football fans (and the newly-converted fans too) are experiencing a bit of football withdrawal. Good thing you still have mobile games and apps to tide you over until then and help you get over this “separation anxiety” from anything football-related. Yahoo Sports is offering up Fantasy Soccer, to give you the chance to manage the best football team in the world.

Yahoo News Digest app arrives for Android

Another Yahoo branded app has arrived in the Google Play Store this morning. This latest is called Yahoo News Digest and it is one that aims to keep you informed on all the need-to-know news. The News Digest app offers a twice daily summary of the top stories.

Yahoo Screen app arrives for Android users

Android users now have another option to consider when it comes to streaming video. The latest addition to the Play Store comes courtesy of Yahoo and the app is called Yahoo Screen. This one is free to download and free to use. You'll be able to stream a variety of content including some from Saturday Night Live.

Yahoo’s COO makes abrupt departure, but handwriting was on the wall

In a rather abrupt move, Yahoo COO Henrique de Castro has left the company. Effective Thursday, de Castro will no longer hold any position at Yahoo, and has vacated his position as COO altogehter. This brings a strange wrinkle to an already odd story, and could mean a schism was growing within Yahoo’s ranks.

Yahoo said to be working on a voice-controlled personal assistant

This year has one underlying thread: context. The most glaring example of context is with our mobile devices. Siri and Google Now are nothing new, but Motorola’s take on contextual awareness and information continues to amaze. Google Now saw some sublime updates as well, but some just don’t want the Google ecosystem knowing their every move.
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