|Forum: Yahoo Search Engine and Directory|
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|201:|| 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|
|202:|| Change to Yahoo Linkdomain Command Results|
It appears that Yahoo has changed the way it counts backlinks.
|Sept 2, 2005|
|203:|| 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|
|204:|| 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|
|205:|| 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|
|206:|| 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|
|207:|| 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|
|208:|| 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|
|209:|| Yahoo Search Index Update||July 20, 2005|
|210:|| 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|
|211:|| 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|
|212:|| 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|
|213:|| 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|
|214:|| 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|
|215:|| Yahoo Adds Shopping Choices|
"The personalization engine then searches retailers' inventories across a wide variety of categories and makes product recommendations."
|Apr 22, 2005|
|216:|| 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|
|217:|| 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|
|218:|| 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|
|219:|| Yahoo Update Tim|
This marks the first time an update has ever been announced by a search engine.
|Apr 1, 2005|
|220:|| 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|
|221:|| 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|
|222:|| 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|
|223:|| 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|
|224:|| 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|
|225:|| 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|
|226:|| 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|
|227:|| Happy Birthday Yahoo!||Mar 2, 2005|
|228:|| 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|
|229:|| 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|
|230:|| Yahoo Directory Changes Listing Method|
New fonts and new format.
|Feb 25, 2005|
|231:|| 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|
|232:|| Yahoo Develops Toolbar for Firefox||Feb 10, 2005|
|233:|| Yahoo Sues Xfire For Patent Infringement||Feb 5, 2005|
|234:|| 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|
|235:|| 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|
|236:|| Yahoo Video Search Beta||Jan 25, 2005|
|237:|| 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|
|238:|| Desktop Search from Yahoo!|
Yahoo releases free desktop search utility.
|Jan 11, 2005|
|239:|| Yahoo Update!|
Dramatic SERP changes and Backlink Changes Visible.
|Dec 17, 2004|
|240:|| Yahoo! Launches Video Search|
Yahoo offers a new way to search the rapidly growing store of video content on the Web.
|Dec 16, 2004|