A Little Bird Just Told Us About a Yahoo! and Twitter Partnership

The little bird is right. Yahoo! is partnering with Twitter, making it possible to integrate real-time content into social experiences on Yahoo! Starting today, you’ll be able to see more fascinating and news-worthy tweets when you search on Yahoo! Last year we integrated Twitter results in the Yahoo! News Shortcut and for other buzzing topics. […]

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Use Zhuyin in Search Suggestions in Yahoo! Taiwan

  • Posted February 23rd, 2010 at 12:52 pm by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

We’ve just added a new search suggestion feature in Web search for Yahoo! Taiwan (Yahoo! Kimo). This feature helps users easily enter queries in traditional Chinese in the search box using the Zhuyin (Bopomofo) system. Zhuyin is a phonetic system widely used in Taiwan. When Taiwan users type their queries, they often need to switch […]

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Learn About Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges Program

What can search data tell you about people? How can you use search data to project the commercial success of movies, video games, and other products? These are just a few of the challenges from the microeconomics and social systems area of the 2010 Key Scientific Challenges Program that we announced on Jan. 27 this […]

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A Chat with Shashi Seth, Our New SVP of Yahoo! Search Products

  • Posted February 19th, 2010 at 6:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: People

It has been a busy month since Shashi Seth joined Yahoo! as our new Senior Vice President of Yahoo! Search Products. Shashi brings with him a wealth of experience from  Google, eBay, Cooliris, and AOL. As the head of Search, Shashi has emphasized his commitment to Yahoo!’s stake in the search market. In this video, […]

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News about our Search Alliance with Microsoft

Today we issued a press release announcing that we’ve received clearance from both the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission for our search agreement with Microsoft. Now that we’re full steam ahead, I’d like to share what we at Yahoo! see as an exciting opportunity to focus on creating new ways for people […]

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Yahoo! Search on the Airwaves

By now you’ve seen our global ad campaign that shows how Yahoo! is focused on YOU like never before. And at Yahoo! Search, we continue to deliver what you need in just one search. We’ve launched a new national ad campaign covering radio and the Web. Our new campaign looks directly at the Yahoo! Search […]

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Highlights from Yahoo! SearchSpeak

  • Posted February 12th, 2010 at 9:44 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

This week we showed you some of our hard work from the past six months. On Wednesday, we held “Yahoo! SearchSpeak,” an event for media at our headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif., to share Yahoo!’s focus on and commitment to creating an amazing search experience. Our new Senior Vice President of Search Products, Shashi Seth, joined […]

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Follow the Winter Olympic Games Coverage on Yahoo! Search

  • Posted February 10th, 2010 at 11:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

This year has been a lot of fun for a new sports fan like me. I endured many sleepless nights watching the Australian Open and loved every minute of the Super Bowl. I’ve mentioned before that I’m a huge fan of the Boston Celtics, and I can’t tell you how many hours I’ll probably spend […]

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Looking Back at Six Months of Yahoo! Search

  • Posted February 10th, 2010 at 6:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

The last six months have gone by in the blink of an eye for the Yahoo! Search team. Since the summer of 2009, we’ve launched an amazing amount of new improvements in Yahoo! Search to deliver a more personally relevant search experience. Now it’s even easier to find and explore what matters most to you. […]

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What Dat? Super Bowl on Yahoo! Search

  • Posted February 5th, 2010 at 12:03 pm by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search Trends

If you’ve tuned into any kind of news in the past few weeks, you know Super Bowl 44 is coming this Sunday, when the Indianapolis Colts play the New Orleans Saints. As excitement builds before kickoff, we’ve seen search spikes by people looking for information on key Colts Peyton Manning and Dwight Freeney, Super Bowl […]

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