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- We’ve Moved!
We’ve moved! As of today, the Yahoo! Search blog has moved to yahoosearch.tumblr.com. Come on over and check out the new digs!
- Yahoo! Search Gets a Refresh
by Peter Levinson, Director, Product Management and Anand Chandrasekaran, Senior Director, Search Products If you’ve searched for something on Yahoo! today, you may have noticed a new look and feel on our search results pages. Today, we’re rolling out a new design for Yahoo! Search, covering Web and vertical intents like images, local, news etc. [...]
- To summarize, the new Yahoo! app delivers better mobile content discovery
By Marissa Mayer, CEO Consuming news and information on the go has become the norm — whether waiting for a morning coffee or commuting home from work, content discovery is an insatiable daily habit. Our mobile phones have opened up a window to the world, with the latest news, sports updates, and entertainment coverage right [...]
- Yahoo! Image Search – now with Flickr photos
Today, we’re making it easier than ever to find and share photos on the web and mobile devices. Using Yahoo! Image Search, you can now easily find photos from Flickr that are available for re-use or re-posting under Creative Commons terms. (To learn more about Flickr’s Creative Commons rules and attribution policies, please click here.) [...]
- All Yule Need this Holiday Season
With less than a week to go until Christmas, come to Yahoo! Search to find quick answers, and inspiring ideas for all your holiday needs. We’ve been busy in the kitchen, bringing you inspiring and creative ideas for Christmas treats and essentials. Search for [Christmas cookies] to find plenty of handy recipes, along with pictures, [...]
- Talking Turkey!
How did Thanksgiving come around so quickly? With the election just finishing up late last week, you could be excused for being a little behind on your holiday planning. But not to worry, Yahoo! Search has been hard at work on another collection of rich content to get you inspired and organized for this year’s [...]
- Just the Ticket!
It’s hard to believe that four years have passed since Barack Obama went toe-to-toe with John McCain for the White House – and yet, here we again. As always, there are plenty of eyes on the big prize as President Obama squares off against Governor Mitt Romney for the top job. Yahoo! Search is doing [...]
- Introducing BOSS Geo – the next chapter for BOSS
Today, the Yahoo! BOSS team is thrilled to announce BOSS Geo, new additions to our Search API that’s designed to help foster innovation in the search industry. BOSS Geo, comprised of two popular services – PlaceFinder and PlaceSpotter – now offers powerful, new geo services to BOSS developers. Geo is increasingly important in today’s always-on, [...]
- You asked, we listened: Most requested features now in Yahoo! Axis 1.1
Back in May, we launched Yahoo! Axis – a visually rich new search browser that seamlessly connects search and browse experiences across your desktop and iOS devices. The response that we got was enthusiastic – you can check out some of the reviews here and here. But, we’re most excited about all the comments, questions [...]
- On Your Marks, Get Set, Search!
The Summer Games officially kick off today! Yes, four long years since the spectacular Summer Games of Beijing have all but elapsed, and it’s time to sit back and soak up the wonder of the Games in London. But where to start? So many athletes … how did my favorites do? So many sports you [...]