All Yule Need this Holiday Season

  • Posted December 20th, 2012 at 9:39 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search, Search Tips

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, […]

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Yahoo! Search Trends: New England Patriots Rush Ahead of New York Giants with 50% More Yahoo! Searches

As the nation awaits Super Bowl 46, people are heading to Yahoo! to get the inside scoop on one of the most popular sporting events of the year!  Yahoo! searches this week for “Indianapolis Super Bowl 2012” are up 1,743%. Who Will Win? If online searches were an indicator of who might win this year’s […]

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Yahoo! Sketch-a-Search Updated

  • Posted January 20th, 2011 at 2:28 pm by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Local, Search Tips

We’ve updated our Sketch-a-Search app! Now you can search for restaurants serving specific menu items within a sketched location on the map. See more about the updates here.

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Dine Out with Restaurant Comparison Quick App

  • Posted December 9th, 2010 at 10:09 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Local, Search Tips

Last month, we gave you a sneak peek of the new Yahoo! Search Restaurant Comparison Quick App in beta testing. Today we are officially rolling it out for all our users. The Restaurant Comparison Quick App consolidates key comparison points like price, distance, cuisine type, atmosphere, and ratings in a single side-by-side view. When you […]

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Get Ready For Your Holiday Shopping

We have improved our Shopping Shortcuts to include even more of the hottest items for this holiday season. Our Shopping Shortcuts show you some of the most popular products and let you see what others think about an item you are interested in. You can also learn about possible alternatives and choose the best place […]

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Chow Down with Yahoo! Search: Quick Apps with Added Flavor

After receiving lots of positive feedback on our Netflix Quick App launched last month, we are excited to roll out additional Quick Apps today that help you find restaurants, make reservations, and compare local eateries. These locally relevant Quick Apps empower you to take action on things you discover with Yahoo! Search. Sketch-a-Search Quick App […]

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Testing a Richer Yahoo! Search Assist

  • Posted November 17th, 2010 at 1:02 pm by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search, Search Tips

Here at Yahoo!, we know that sometimes search is just about getting things done – fast. Whether you’re looking for the latest game score, nutritional facts about that latte you ordered this morning, or your favorite TV show – you should be able to find answers with little to no effort. Today, Yahoo! Search is […]

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Hand-Write Your Searches in Yahoo! Taiwan and Hong Kong

  • Posted September 8th, 2010 at 11:51 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search Tips

Yahoo! Search continues to roll out innovative features to make entering queries easier, and we’ve just added a new feature for the Yahoo! Taiwan (Yahoo! Kimo) and Yahoo! Hong Kong search box. You can now hand-write queries on the writing panel next to the search button in either traditional Chinese or English. Typing search queries […]

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Yahoo! Search Serves Suggestions Closer to You

  • Posted September 2nd, 2010 at 7:00 am by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search, Search Tips

We’re making Search more intuitive by taking user context and applying it to the search experience. Today we are introducing an enhanced Yahoo! Search Assist, providing suggestions geographically closer to you as you type your query.  Sitting here in our Yahoo! headquarters at Sunnyvale, if I type “santa” from Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, California,  I […]

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Live Now: Yahoo! US Open Shortcut

  • Posted August 31st, 2010 at 1:56 pm by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: Search Tips

The US Open is heating up on Yahoo! Search. This week we are launching the US Open Shortcut to help you find the information you want when you search for the championships. Whether you’re a dedicated fan or just want to check out Maria Sharapova’s outfit, simply search for ‘US Open’ or your favorite player. […]

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