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Our scientists are at the center of our key products, providing both foundational research and impactful applied work. We actively partner with engineers and product managers to tackle the industry’s most challenging problems.


Just in time for the holidays, we've researched the best way to improve the search ranking and relevance of temporal photos on the photo-sharing site Flickr.

Recently we publicly released Anthelion, a focused crawler for semantic annotations in Web pages that steers in the direction of HTML pages–which are annotated with markup languages like RDFa, Microformats, and Microdata–to GitHub.

As part of our continued effort to support cutting-edge scientific research in academia, Yahoo recently gifted 400 servers to three leading university computer science and engineering departments.