Yahoo's (YHOO) latest home page revamp, currently in trial mode, clearly has mobile in mind. A...

|By:, SA News Editor

Yahoo's (YHOO) latest home page revamp, currently in trial mode, clearly has mobile in mind. A set of Windows 8-like photo tiles take up plenty of screen real estate, and Yahoo compensates by cutting down on icons, text links, and display ad modules. A previous test for Yahoo's home page, which gets 4.4B page views/month, involved a news feed that infinitely scrolls (much like Twitter). Separately, Yahoo disclosed in its Q3 10-Q it has bought back $212M in shares thus far in Q4, after buying $190M in Q3.