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1: new post   AP Says Yahoo Retains Google Probably Until Years End
"Yahoo plans to incorporate Inktomi's tools in to its search engine by year's end."
Apr 8, 2003
2: new post   Alltheweb.com Switches to Yahoo! Search
AllTheWeb search goes pure Yahoo. Another of the net's best search engines is euthanized. "How depressing - By far, the web's best advanced search page is now gone." AllTheWeb was well known for their tight and universal html coding and serps. AllTheWeb was the first major search engine to endorse the W3C standards by being 100% html compliant.
Mar 26, 2004
3: new post   Appears Yahoo Has Updated
Looks like we have dueling holiday updates...
Nov 25, 2004
4: new post   Babel Fish re-launches as Yahoo! Babel Fish
Apr 27, 2006
5: new post   Ban Lifted, But Site is Still Buried
"An inherited ban from the Inktomi days, has finally been lifted and my site now appears in Yahoo search results."
May 8, 2007
6: new post   British Telecom Teams up with Yahoo!
"The new venture, called BT Yahoo! Broadband, replaces BT's Openworld brand and promises to take on rivals such as AOL and Freeserve."
June 16, 2003
7: new post   Bye Bye Yahoo Slurp, Hello crawl.yahoo.net
"As of today, the transition is complete and all machines crawling as Slurp are now in crawl.yahoo.net."
June 5, 2007
8: new post   Change in Yahoo SERPs September 26
Sept 29, 2008
9: new post   Change to Yahoo Linkdomain Command Results
It appears that Yahoo has changed the way it counts backlinks.
Sept 2, 2005
10: new post   Cingular and Yahoo Team Up on Services and Local Search Options
"The service works by letting Cingular customers log on to the Yahoo! portal via their wireless handset to access Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, Yahoo! Sports, Yahoo! News and Yahoo! Games. Local information such as weather and driving information also can be had."
Aug 5, 2004
11: new post   Coming Soon: Yahoo Directory Tag, With 'No' Option
Oct 26, 2006
12: new post   Database Guru To Lead Yahoo Social Search
"Yahoo hired Dr. Raghu Ramakrishnan, 45, as vice president and Yahoo research fellow in charge of defining the strategy behind Yahoo's "social search" system, based on his expertise in databases, data mining and privacy-preserving technologies. "
July 25, 2006
13: new post   December 1, 2007: Yahoo Update
Dec 7, 2007
14: new post   Desktop Search from Yahoo!
Yahoo releases free desktop search utility.
Jan 11, 2005
15: new post   Figuring Out Yahoo SEO Ranking
"WebmasterWorld members discuss SEO in Yahoo, and try to establish what Yahoo wants, compared to Google and Microsoft Live Search."
May 25, 2008
16: new post   GoodBye AltaVista - Now Using The Yahoo Database
For the better part of 5 years, AltaVista was the net's search engine. On Wednesday, the era of AV as a unique search engine was over.
Apr 1, 2004
17: new post   Google Logo on Yahoo Replaced With Text
The Google logo on Yahoo has switched to text say results are "provided by". They are also showing a slightly different Google index. reminder: according to some reports, the Yahoo search results contract extension is up Sept 1.
Sept 1, 2002
18: new post   Google’s Marissa Mayer to be new Yahoo CEO
"Marissa Mayer, one of the top executives at Google, will be the next C.E.O. of Yahoo, making her one of the most prominent women in Silicon Valley and corporate America."
July 16, 2012
19: new post   Happy Birthday Yahoo!
Mar 2, 2005
20: new post   Head of Yahoo Labs and Yahoo Search Strategy on 'WOO'
May 20, 2009
21: new post   How To Stop Yahoo! From Indexing PDF Files
Sept 14, 2004
22: new post   How are web sites ranked in Yahoo?
"...what I need to know is simply, how are the web sites in Yahoo ranked for relevance in response to keyword phrase searches?"
July 10, 2002
23: new post   IBM and Yahoo Team Up In Corporate Search
"IBM and Yahoo are teaming up to offer a free data-search tool for businesses, a quirky move challenging Google and other corporate-search specialists in a blossoming market."
Dec 13, 2006
24: new post   Inktomi Not and Option on HotBot
HotBot - the original Inktomi serviced search engine - no longer features an Inktomi option.
Aug 4, 2003
25: new post   Inktomi Results on Yahoo Canada
This tidbit slipped by us unnoticed last month. This is the first time since June of 2000 that Inktomi has powered a Yahoo search engine.
Aug 5, 2003
26: new post   Interview with Director of Yahoo Search, Priyank Garg
Great interview published by Eric Enge. He keeps the focus on the role that links play in Yahoo's algorithm and Priyank Garg offers some surprisingly direct responses.
July 7, 2008
27: new post   Is Outsourcing Search-Advertising The Solution For Yahoo?
"Faced with Microsoft Corp.'s $44.6 billion "bear hug" offer, Yahoo Inc. may be considering a move to hand control of its troubled search-advertising business to Google Inc. in an effort to remain independent."
Feb 8, 2008
28: 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
29: new post   Is Yahoo holding a trump card?
June 27, 2003
30: new post   Is a Yahoo or ODP Listing Worth More?
May 12, 2003
31: new post   Korean Yahoo CEO to Resign
"Yahoo Korea CEO Sung Nak-yang said he would resign by May, citing disagreement between him and the company's U.S. headquarters over the Korean branch's operations."
Feb 16, 2007
32: new post   MSN and Yahoo Comply With US Justice Department Request for Data
Yahoo has stressed that it didn't reveal any personal information. "We are rigorous defenders of our users' privacy," Yahoo spokeswoman Mary Osako said last night. "In our opinion, this is not a privacy issue."
Jan 20, 2006
33: new post   May 2006: Yahoo Update
May 30, 2006
34: new post   Microsoft and Yahoo to link IM services?
"SEATTLE (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. and Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO - news) are preparing to link together their free instant messaging services as they take on entrenched messaging leader AOL and market newcomer Google Inc., a source close to the companies said on Tuesday."
Oct 12, 2005
35: new post   My Yahoo! Wants Your Feed
July 18, 2004
36: 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
37: new post   New Features for Yahoo Site Explorer: Incl, Site Authentication
"Among the new features of the Site Explorer program are a new feedback system, new authentication processes intended for bloggers, the ability to delete your URLs from Yahoo's index, and one that to me seems a little strange, a badge that displays your inbound links from your page."
Jan 30, 2007
38: new post   New Yahoo Beta Design
Looks like Google - tastes like chicken.
July 2, 2004
39: new post   New Yahoo Flickr-ized Image Search
"Now when you use Yahoo! Image Search, in addition to the billions of images we crawl from the Web, you've got access to over 300 million images from the amazing community of photographers on Flickr."
June 27, 2007
40: new post   New Yahoo Inclusion Program Unveiled
As announced at the WebmasterWorld Publishers Conference, Yahoo starts a new Inclusion Program: "The primary means of generating our index is via our free crawl.... We supplement this free crawl with the paid inclusion program."
Feb 27, 2004
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