2013 Yahoo ACE Award Recipients Selected

Yahoo Labs is proud to announce the 2013 Yahoo ACE (Academic Career Enhancement) Award recipients for the 2013-2014 academic year.

Hack University Events Inspire Student Innovation in India

We wrapped a successful campus hack season in India with three back-to-back Hack University events at India’s top tech colleges this past month, including IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi and IIT Kanpur.

Dr. Robin Murphy Speaks about Disaster Robotics and Informatics for #BigThinkers

We had the pleasure of hosting Dr. Robin R. Murphy, Raytheon professor of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M for our #BigThinkers speaker series.

Edo Liberty Receives Best Research Paper at KDD 2013

We are proud to announce that our Research Scientist, Edo Liberty, has been recognized with this year's Best Research Paper award at the 19th annual ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD).

Marissa Mayer Interview with Bloomberg on Rise of Yahoo Labs

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer recently spoke to Bloomberg News on the resurgence of Yahoo Labs. The article discusses the importance and commitment Mayer places on research, which is reflected in the company's hiring efforts this year.

Yahoo Summer School Features Semantic Search in Bangalore

Yahoo Labs' recent fourth annual Summer School event in Bangalore provided a forum to discuss the hottest topics in Semantic Search -- like query interpretation, response ranking, or entity extraction, and gave insight into how our Labs and Product teams are collaborating.

Peter Mika Interview with LiveMint.com

While in Bangalore, India recently for our Yahoo Summer School 2013 program, Senior Research Scientist Peter Mika sat down with the leading daily business newspaper LiveMint.com to talk about the science and future of Search.

Yoelle Maarek Honored with Prestigious SIGIR Election

We are extremely pleased to announce that Yoelle Maarek, our Senior Research Director and Head of Haifa Labs, has begun a three-year term this week as the Vice Chair of the ACM SIGIR (Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Information Retrieval) Executive Committee.

University of Illinois Chancellor Visits Yahoo

Yesterday, we were pleased to welcome Illinois Chancellor Phyllis Wise to our campus in Sunnyvale. The Chancellor’s visit provided a great opportunity for alumni and summer interns to get together for an intimate discussion regarding what they learned at Illinois and how it has enhanced their labor at Yahoo.

Faculty Research and Engagement Program 2013 Recipients Selected

Congratulations to the 27 recipients of the 2013 Yahoo Faculty Research and Engagement Program (FREP)!