Yahoo buys video chat startup OnTheAir

Yahoo buys video chat startup OnTheAir Zeebiz Bureau

New Delhi: Embattled Internet firm Yahoo Inc has bought another San Francisco based Silicon Valley mobile startup OnTheAir for an undisclosed amount.

The service enables users to hold online video chats in a talk-show format. Yahoo didn't say whether it intends to continue OnTheAir's service.

Yahoo has also recently purchase a mobile startup called Stamped.

The company has planned to permanently axe the public chat rooms feature of its messaging tool.

It said in a blog post it would replace the tool, along with other services being removed, with new features.

With Agency Inputs