Yahoo is giving you a shot at reclaiming your good name. It’s shutting down accounts that have been dormant for more than a year, meaning a pile of usernames will soon be available for the taking in mid-July.
As focus shifts to Internet video as a profit model, Yahoo has its eyes on Hulu. But it needs to get in line. DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, and at least three private equity firms also hope to acquire the subscription-based video service.