Omid Architecture and Protocol

Our Search Systems team in Haifa, along with Yahoo Search in Sunnyvale, brings you the second installment of their blog series on Omid, an open source transaction processing system for Apache HBase.

Yahoo Donates Servers to Stony Brook University to Advance Computing Research

I am spending this year on sabbatical at Yahoo Labs after 27 years at Stony Brook. It is interesting to experience the life at a major technology company, and I am sure that much of what I learn here will inform my teaching and research when I return there in Fall 2016.

Visiting Research Scientist Dragomir Radev Coaches U.S. Linguistics Team to Wins at International Olympiad

Visiting Senior Principal Research Scientist Dragomir Radev recently coached the U.S. linguistics team to multiple wins at the International Linguistics Olympiad in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.

adaQAC: Adaptive Query Auto-Completion via Implicit Negative Feedback

New research from scientists Amit Goyal and Hongbo Deng in our Web and Federated Search group considers a more comprehensive method of searching using implicit negative feedback in query auto-completion.

Faculty Research And Engagement Program 2015 Recipients Selected

We are excited to announce the recipients of the 2015 Yahoo Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP) award.

Making Apps Understand Natural Language

Apps can now understand millions of natural language queries and commands with the SkyPhrase SDK.

Big Thinker Rob Hyndman Explores the Science of Forecasting and Prediction

Dr. Rob Hyndman delivers a Big Thinkers talk on the science of prediction and forecasting while drawing on compelling real-world examples.

Yahoo Bolsters Computer Science in Academia with Largest-Ever Server Donation

Yahoo Labs’ Academic Partnerships team and the Yahoo Data Center Operations group had the pleasure of delivering 480 servers to UT Arlington.

A Novel, Diverse Dataset for Automatic Video Summarization

Yahoo Labs is excited to release our newest Webscope dataset to the academic research community: TVSum50 for automatic video summarization.

Big Thinker Peter Stone Discusses the Path to Fully Autonomous Robots

Dr. Peter Stone discusses his long-term goal of "robust, fully autonomous agents in the real world," and how to potentially get there.