Big Thinker Mark Granovetter at Yahoo Labs

Stanford Professor and Sociologist Mark Granovetter recently visited the Yahoo Labs campus to give a talk entitled “The Strength of Weak Ties: Social Networking Meets 21st Century Revolutions.”

Big Thinker Wendy Kellogg at Yahoo Labs

Wendy Kellogg, one of the founders of the Social Computing Group at IBM's T. J. Watson Research Center, recently visited Yahoo’s Sunnyvale campus to give a talk entitled “Social Intelligence for a Smarter Planet.”

Yahoo Labs Announces 2012 Big Thinkers Speaker Series

We've lined up our 2012 Big Thinkers Speaker Series with some of the most prominent and distinguished individuals in academia.

Hack U™ in Amman, Jordan

Recently, the Princess Sumaya University for Technology - <a href="">PSUT</a> in Jordan hosted the region’s first Hack U™ event.

Hack U™ Michigan: Real Time Tracking, Answers, and Games

A team of Yahoos from Academic Relations, University Recruiting and the Developer Network recently wrapped up the 2011 Hack U™ season at the University of Michigan.

Yehuda Koren Wins Best Paper at RecSys 2011

Yahoo Labs Scientist Yehuda Koren has won the Best Paper Award at the 5th ACM International Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2011).

Hack U™ at UIUC

Every spring and fall the Academic Relations team partners with University Recruiting and the Yahoo Developer Network to host a series of Hack U™ events across top university campuses. They recently held three days of events at UCLA. Yahoo Engineer Simon Tunbridge shares his thoughts on the experience in this Hack U™ blog post.

Hack U™ at UCLA

A team of Yahoos from Academic Relations, University Recruiting and the Developer Network partnered with the folks at UCLA and launched our first Hack U™ at the campus.

Press Release: Yahoo Redefines 2012 Elections Coverage

Yahoo launched the first stage of an ambitious yearlong program for the 2012 elections, engaging millions of citizens in conversation about the political and economic issues facing the nation. The launch saw the debut of The Signal - an up-to-the minute blog devoted to elections presenting efficient, real-time predictions and opinion from top experts in predictive analysis created by Yahoo Labs scientists.

Get Up-to-the-Minute Election Predictions with The Signal

The Signal, a collaboration between Yahoo Labs and Yahoo News, is a new Web site dedicated to utilizing objective data in explaining the world as it was, is, and will be.