Yoelle Maarek Joins Yahoo! Labs

  • Posted May 29th, 2009 at 8:00 am by Yahoo! Search
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Today we welcome Yoelle Maarek to Yahoo! as Senior Director of Yahoo! Research. She will be leading the Yahoo! Lab in Haifa, Israel along with Ronny Lempel. Their teams help further Yahoo!’s commitment to discovering new technologies that deliver compelling experiences on the Web. You might know Yoelle as the former engineering director at the […]

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Follow Your Favorite Sports Team with Yahoo! Search

  • Posted May 27th, 2009 at 12:00 pm by Yahoo! Search
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Working on the new Yahoo! Search sports team shortcut has made me a new sports fan (I’m still mourning over the Celtics’ loss). Being a new fan, I’ve also learned how hectic it can be to follow your favorite professional and college sports teams. That’s exactly why we developed the new sports team shortcut. Starting […]

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Find Images to Use and Reuse with the New Creative Commons Filter

Finding a great image online elicits a little thrill, but it can be tricky – if you’re looking for a pic to pop into a presentation or illustrate a Web page, you need to know if you’re allowed to use that photo, and how you can use it. Today, Yahoo! Image Search is launching a […]

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Key Milestones for SearchMonkey and BOSS

Since launching SearchMonkey last May and Yahoo! Search BOSS last July, we’ve reached some impressive milestones: BOSS is now serving 30 million queries a day, and SearchMonkey is celebrating its first anniversary with 70 million enhanced results viewed daily. Along the way, we’ve made great headway in opening up Yahoo! Search by accelerating the adoption […]

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Yahoo! Search Pad Rocks the Relay

  • Posted May 12th, 2009 at 1:00 pm by Yahoo! Search
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The Yahoo! Search Pad relay team ran 200 miles non-stop over a total of 29 hours and 38 minutes from Calistoga to Santa Cruz, CA in The Relay on May 2. The race, which stretched across 36 cities, promotes organ donation through Organs ‘R’ Us. If you haven’t heard the buzz on Yahoo! Search Pad, […]

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Let’s Talk Open Search at Jelly

As a part of the JellyTalk series, I will be discussing Yahoo! Search BOSS and open search alongside Eric Jensen from Twitter Search and Rajat Mukherjee from Google Custom Search on Friday, May 15 in San Francisco. Yahoo! Search BOSS, Twitter Search, and Google Custom Search are all innovations that give developers access to powerful […]

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