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Major Search Engines and Directories

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When you think search, no doubt you think Google. But there are other popular major search engines (e.g., Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, and Baidu) that you can turn when searching for information, images, maps, videos, products, or something local. When you think search, no doubt you think Google. But there are other popular major search engines (e.g., Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, and Baidu) that you can turn when searching for information, images, maps, videos, products, or something local. 0 Comments

Marissa Mayer Brings Hope to Yahoo

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Marissa Mayer’s arrival as Yahoo’s new CEO has Yahoos hopeful. Literally. One Yahoo was inspired to create a “Hope” poster reminiscent of the iconic Shepard Fairey posters created during the 2008 presidential campaign for candidate Barack Obama. Marissa Mayer’s arrival as Yahoo’s new CEO has Yahoos hopeful. Literally. One Yahoo was inspired to create a “Hope” poster reminiscent of the iconic Shepard Fairey posters created during the 2008 presidential campaign for candidate Barack Obama. 0 Comments

Google Search Plus Your World: The Peer to Peer Evolution Continues

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This article examines Google Search Plus Your World from a different point of view. What is driving the integration of social and search? How does it work? And what’s the impact on our perception of Google’s relevance and usefulness? This article examines Google Search Plus Your World from a different point of view. What is driving the integration of social and search? How does it work? And what’s the impact on our perception of Google’s relevance and usefulness? 0 Comments

Jerry Yang Quits Yahoo!

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Jerry Yang is leaving Yahoo, the company he co-founded with David Filo in 1995. Yang's resignation from the Yahoo board of directors and all other positions with the company, effective today, was announced via a press release minutes ago. Jerry Yang is leaving Yahoo, the company he co-founded with David Filo in 1995. Yang's resignation from the Yahoo board of directors and all other positions with the company, effective today, was announced via a press release minutes ago. 0 Comments

Microsoft's Yahoo Bid May Have the Right Stuff

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The Silver Lake consortium, which includes Microsoft, is one of a number of parties bidding for a minority stake in Yahoo, but their offer has a number of factors that makes them a major contender – including a new CEO with a proven track record. The Silver Lake consortium, which includes Microsoft, is one of a number of parties bidding for a minority stake in Yahoo, but their offer has a number of factors that makes them a major contender – including a new CEO with a proven track record. 0 Comments

Yahoo to the Max

Extreme searcher Ran Hock has published a new book, this time taking an in-depth look at the wide range of tools and services offered by Yahoo. Extreme searcher Ran Hock has published a new book, this time taking an in-depth look at the wide range of tools and services offered by Yahoo. 0 Comments

What's In A (Search Engine's) Name?

What's a Google? Should you be wary of Inktomi? Here's a look at the origins and meanings of the major search engines' names. What's a Google? Should you be wary of Inktomi? Here's a look at the origins and meanings of the major search engines' names. 0 Comments

Yahoo!'s Mama

One of the earliest web subject directories was developed by the people who created the web itself -- and somewhat remarkably, it's still online. One of the earliest web subject directories was developed by the people who created the web itself -- and somewhat remarkably, it's still online. 0 Comments

Web Archaeology: Yahoo! Relics

Do you remember what Yahoo! looked like in 1994? Digging into the web reveals several fascinating relics of the service that later morphed into the portal we're familiar with today. Do you remember what Yahoo! looked like in 1994? Digging into the web reveals several fascinating relics of the service that later morphed into the portal we're familiar with today. 0 Comments