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I've been using  http://my.yahoo.com for getting my morning news but lately it has gotten pretty bad.

Before, when I logged in to Yahoo Messenger, it automatically logged me in to myyahoo. Now I have to do it in 2 steps. Also whenever I start a new browser window, I have to log in again. More recently, lot of their news links don't work. I have also noticed that many times the stories don't match the images they show.

Anyone can recommend another web portal I can use for my news? I need World News (not just US), Canadian News, Hockey News, Stock Quotes for the symbols I am interested in, and Motorsports news. The rest is gravy.

Thanks

S
Thursday, March 13, 2003

i've started using http://news.google.com/ and i've been very happy with it.  i'm not sure if it would fit your customization needs though...

nathan
Thursday, March 13, 2003

I second google news ++ keep listening to EDGE or MOJO Radio:-) for the hockey:-)

Prakash S
Thursday, March 13, 2003

http://www.myway.com that is.

Bob
Thursday, March 13, 2003

Are you using the Same My Yahoo that I am? My Yahoo will save your log in so you never have to. And I've never seen a bad link to any of the news stories.

pb
Thursday, March 13, 2003

Well I am using http://my.yahoo.com

I just noticed the bad links are for any Canadian news and not for others so that's probably why you have never seen it. It used to work fine.

As far as the loging in is concerned, I see that if I click on th e "Remember my ID & Password" then you don't have to log in ever but I don't like that. It used to work with messenger. If I signed out of messenger (when I go home or if I signed on somewhere else) than I would be signed out here. That prevents people from reading mystuff.

Maybe I should contact yahoo and complain.

Bob, thanks for the MyWay link. I just tried it and it looks pretty nice (well almost a carbon copy of my yahoo). Unfortunately, no Canadian news source. :(

S
Thursday, March 13, 2003

>>Maybe I should contact yahoo and complain.

I'd demand my money back...

RocketJeff
Thursday, March 13, 2003

It's not really a portal - it's a search engine - but I though since people mentioned Google's news, I would mention http://www.daypop.com .

It indexes weblogs as well as news sites, and it works extremely well for me...Their "Top 40" list is usually pretty interesting, too.

Tim Lara
Thursday, March 13, 2003

Do you have any examples of bad links?

I'm not sure how you expect to be automatically logged in without having some portion of your credentials saved.

pb
Friday, March 14, 2003

Here is an example,
In the section "Top Stories: Canadian Press Association"
if I click on the story
"Canadians could be deployed with U.S., British forces in Iraq War", it is supposed to go to this link
http://ca.news.yahoo.com/030314/6/s7jb.html
but it always brings you to this link instead
http://news.yahoo.com/
which has nothing to do with the story I am interested about.

RocketJeff
Yeah I want my money back!!! :-)
Nah what I meant to write there was not complain but let them know of the bug. I finally did yesterday but haven't heard back.

S
Friday, March 14, 2003

A do-it-yourself portal I've been using for several months may be an alternative: http://www.mypip.com/. You set the links yourself and can rearrange content as needed. Also possible to share your portal page with others.

Mike Sivertsen
Saturday, March 15, 2003

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