Yahoo! Search blog

Yahoo! now has their own search blog. It is powered by Movable Type. Jeremy Zawodny has some more information as well. Jeff Weiner, Senior Vice President of Yahoo! Search, has the first post. Comment threads are open. They even link to the Google Blog….

Yahoo! Maps SmartView service

Yahoo! launched a new Yahoo! Maps service today, incoprating new localized content. “The SmartView service lets surfers use the Yahoo Maps section of the company’s Web site to view information on local points of interest, such as restaurants, hotels, parks, automatic teller machines and post offices.”…

Yahoo! Slurp

Yahoo! dumped Google yesterday and started using a new crawler, Yahoo! Slurp. Maximum index size is now 500K and includes PDF and Microsoft Office documents. Personalization is next….