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201: new post   Yahoo's Podcasting Service (Beta)
"Yahoo unveils plans for podcasting with a test release of a service that will let users download and review online radio programs."
Oct 10, 2005
202: new post   Yahoo & Partners Plan Open Source Digital Library
"Internet powerhouse Yahoo Inc. is setting out to build a vast online library of copyrighted books that pleases publishers - something rival Google Inc. hasn't been able to achieve."
Oct 3, 2005
203: new post   Yahoo Update or Index Tweaking
Webmasters have seen some major changes in the Yahoo search index come and go since mid last week.
Sept 26, 2005
204: new post   Change to Yahoo Linkdomain Command Results
It appears that Yahoo has changed the way it counts backlinks.
Sept 2, 2005
205: new post   Yahoo! Lands Multi-Year Viacom Distribution Deal
"Media company Viacom has entered into a multi-year search marketing and Web search distribution agreement with internet company Yahoo. Yahoo is to provide multiple search marketing and web search services to Viacom's online properties, including BET.com, CBSNews.com, CMT.com, MTV.com, NickJr.com, SHO.com (Showtime Online) and VH1.com."
Aug 25, 2005
206: new post   Sergey Brin Says Yahoo's Index Size Claim is Inflated
"Sergey Brin, Google's co-founder, suggested that the Yahoo index was inflated with duplicate entries in such a way as to cut its effectiveness despite its large size."
Aug 15, 2005
207: new post   Yahoo Invests $1bn in Alibaba.com
"seems to be a lot of investment in china by a lot of companies - must be some big money to be made out there ........."
Aug 11, 2005
208: new post   Is Yahoo Hand Coding More Serps?
"I think we have all seen areas in the past that were loaded with what looked like hard coded sites sitting on top of the regular results, but this looks like its creeping into more and more areas. With all the outcry over the latest update, has Y! decided that the algo just isn't cutting it and they now have to hand tweak in order to have clean results?"
Aug 10, 2005
209: new post   Yahoo launches audio search (Beta)
"With this, Yahoo says you can search for items such as music, interviews, speeches and newscasts, podcasts, and sound effects."
Aug 4, 2005
210: new post   Yahoo! Buys Konfabulator Software
"...Yahoo plans will give away the Konfabulator software that empowers the applications. Konfabulator had been charging $20 for the software. Anyone who bought version 2.0 of the software since mid-May will be given refunds, said Konfabulator CEO Arlo Rose."
July 25, 2005
211: new post   Yahoo Search Index Update
July 20, 2005
212: new post   Yahoo! Search Index Update
"This is our second weather report. We will be making changes to the index..." "...so you should be seeing more of your pages in the index as well as some fluctuations in the rankings of results from previous searches."
June 22, 2005
213: new post   Yahoo! to offer subscription site searches
"It's a Beta launch - but enables you to find content on sites that are only available to subscribers.
Will be interesting to see if they wrap this into their existing search results - as it could have a significant impact on driving traffic to "pay only" services."
June 17, 2005
214: new post   MyWeb Hits the SERPS
"Was doing some searching on Yahoo this morning and noticed myweb has been added to the serps - each website in the serps has a "save" and "block" next to it for people to log in and start using MyWeb. Wonder if they'll be using this information to determine quality within the serps, etc as well."
June 9, 2005
215: new post   Yahoo To Test Banner Ads
"A Yahoo Inc. spokeswoman confirmed this week that the company's search-marketing division, formerly known as Overture Services, plans to start testing graphical banner ads displayed based on their relevancy to a Web page's content in the next few weeks."
Apr 28, 2005
216: new post   Yahoo My Web BETA
"This will allow users to save a link to content as well as copies of web pages for personal use, as well as share them with others through IM, Email, and RSS. "
Apr 27, 2005
217: new post   Yahoo Adds Shopping Choices
"The personalization engine then searches retailers' inventories across a wide variety of categories and makes product recommendations."
Apr 22, 2005
218: new post   Yahoo Patent Application
Yahoo applies for a search patent that involves a 'concept network' and 'superunits' - a step well beyond text matching
Apr 21, 2005
219: new post   Yahoo Labs Get Expanded R&D
"Yahoo! Inc. is expanding its research labs to develop new features and attract customers as it battles Google Inc., the company's main competitor."
Apr 13, 2005
220: new post   Yahoo Gives Away Free Small Business WebSites
"Promote your business to highly qualified prospects in your area by listing your business on Yahoo! Local."
Apr 13, 2005
221: new post   Yahoo Update Tim
This marks the first time an update has ever been announced by a search engine.
Apr 1, 2005
222: new post   Yahoo Buys Photo-Sharing Site Flickr
According to Flickr's Web Site, Yahoo has agreed to buy Ludicorp, and Flickr's photo-sharing Web Site.
Mar 21, 2005
223: new post   Yahoo Pledges Full FireFox Compatibility Then Takes it Back
"The search and Net portal firm has pledged to ensure all future services it offers are compatible with the open source browser"
Mar 18, 2005
224: new post   Yahoo Research Buzz Watch
"As a player, your goal is to predict how popular various technologies will be in the future. Popularity or buzz is measured by Yahoo! Search frequency over time."
Mar 16, 2005
225: new post   Yahoo! Gets into Blogging and Social Networking
"Yahoo! is coming out with it's very own Yahoo! 360, which combines blogging, social networking, music, mobile connectivity, local searches (for restaurants and businesses) as well as photo-sharing."
Mar 16, 2005
226: new post   Yahoo Contextual Advertising Program Looks a Sure Bet
WebmasterWorld members have been tracking the shadow of a Yahoo contextual advertising program for over a year. That shadow is becoming more and more defined. Recent statements by company reps - both on and off the record - indicate a program launch is imminent.
Mar 8, 2005
227: new post   Yahoo Prepping Blogs
"Yahoo Inc. is likely to build and buy tools that help its users create, publish and search blogs, Susquehanna Financial Group Marianne Wolk said in a note on Friday."
Mar 7, 2005
228: new post   Yahoo Launches Mobile Video Game Studio
"..has launched a studio to develop video games for mobile phones, marking the company's most aggressive step yet into the multibillion-dollar gaming market."
Mar 4, 2005
229: new post   Happy Birthday Yahoo!
Mar 2, 2005
230: new post   Semel: We Won't Go Hollywood
"...Semel said it would be ridiculous for Yahoo to produce its own movies or television shows because the Internet requires more interactive experiences than traditional media."
Mar 2, 2005
231: new post   Yahoo! API - For Web, News, Images
"Yahoo! Search Web Services allow you to access Yahoo content and services in your favorite programming languages. This means you can now build Yahoo directly into your own applications."
Mar 1, 2005
232: new post   Yahoo Directory Changes Listing Method
New fonts and new format.
Feb 25, 2005
233: new post   Yahoo in Talks to Buy India Times
"Internet search engine Yahoo is in talks to acquire a minority stake in Indiatimes, the online operation of the privately owned Bennett Coleman Ltd, which owns the Times of India newspaper."
Feb 21, 2005
234: new post   Yahoo Develops Toolbar for Firefox
Feb 10, 2005
235: new post   Yahoo Sues Xfire For Patent Infringement
Feb 5, 2005
236: new post   Yahoo Introduces YQ Contextual Search Results
"...contextual search technology that analyzes the contents of the Web page you're viewing and then gives you a list of search results directly related to what you're reading."
Feb 3, 2005
237: new post   New Yahoo Tool Sends Business Info to Mobile Phones
Yahoo redefines local search: "...a new tool that allows users of its local search service to send restaurant or business information in the form of a text message from a computer to a mobile phone."
Jan 27, 2005
238: new post   Yahoo Video Search Beta
Jan 25, 2005
239: new post   Yahoo's Q4 Profit Increases 3 Fold
"Revenues were $1,078 million for the fourth quarter of 2004, a 62 percent increase compared to $664 million for the same period of 2003."
Jan 19, 2005
240: new post   Desktop Search from Yahoo!
Yahoo releases free desktop search utility.
Jan 11, 2005
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