You asked for this: BOSS V2 Updates

We launched Yahoo! Search BOSS V2 in April, and thanks to you, the users, the service has been blowing past our expectations.  Back then, we promised that there was a lot more to come. Today we would like to announce a few updates to the service. Control your daily usage limits Many BOSS developers told […]

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New Yahoo! Clues Launches

Have you ever wondered how powerful it would be to instantly discover what’s popular to a select group of searchers – by age or gender – over the past day, week or even over the past year? What if you had controls at your fingertips that let you slice and dice Yahoo! searchers by criteria […]

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YDN Q&A with DuckDuckGo, a search engine built with BOSS

Rahul Hampole, Senior Product Manager for Yahoo! Search BOSS, recently interviewed DuckDuckGo founder Gabriel Weinberg by email for the Yahoo! Developer Network’s blog. One of the Q&A’s include: How does Yahoo! Search BOSS appeal to a developer like you (both on the product side and the business side)? GW: On the product side, it enables […]

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Yahoo! Search Trends: 4th of July

The Fourth falls on a Monday this year, which means a three-day weekend for many. As holiday travel season approaches, prices at the pump have dropped and so have gas-related searches on Yahoo!. Lookups have dropped an average of 44% since May, when prices peaked at the national average $4 per gallon. Could this be […]

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Yahoo! App Search and AppSpot Take the Guesswork Out of Finding an App

The last time I needed a cab ride to the airport, I knew I was in for multiple calls to at least three or four taxi companies before I could find one available within 15 minutes.  So, I dove into the app store and its hundreds of thousands of apps to see what I could […]

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Yahoo! Search Trends: State Fairs Still a Summer Staple, According To Online Searches

  • Posted June 14th, 2011 at 1:28 pm by Yahoo! Search
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An enduring summer ritual, Americans have been attending state and county fairs since 1841 and still turn out in droves for livestock judging, butter sculpting, cheese curds and fun family entertainment. Did you know that women search on Yahoo! for “state fairs” more than men and that Wisconsin, Missouri and New Jersey search the most […]

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Introducing schema.org: A Collaboration on Structured Data

  • Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 11:50 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search

Today we’re announcing schema.org, a new initiative from Yahoo!, Bing, and Google, to create and support a common set of schemas for structured data markup on web pages. With schema.org, webmasters and developers can learn about structured data and improve how their sites appear in search results on Bing, Google, and Yahoo!. Information and tips […]

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