Featured Researcher: Nilesh Dalvi

“The ability for researchers to interface with product groups is something very unique to Yahoo,” said Dalvi. “I plan on staying for a while.”

Innovation: Shrewd search engines know what you want

The cut-throat competition among search engines has ensured the operators are keenly attuned to keeping their visitors satisfied. But serving up handy links is a tricky business, especially when we searchers often use ambiguous terms. Demographic data can help according to Yahoo researchers.

Yahoo Advances Hadoop From Science to the World's Largest Internet Deployment to Mainstream Business Use

Chief Product Officer Blake Irving to Discuss the Business-Critical Role of Hadoop at Yahoo, Powering Consumer and Advertiser Experiences With Advanced Cloud Computing

Yahoo Labs Wins Best Paper Awards at USENIX ATC and ICML

Conference season is now in full swing, and Yahoo Labs is kicking things off with two best paper award wins.

Hugo Zaragoza Presents at Big Thinkers India Series

On June 11th, Hugo Zaragoza presented "Helping Computers Understand What They Search" as part of the Big Thinkers India Series.

Summer Conference Season Kicks off at Yahoo Labs

The beginning of summer marks the start of the busy conference season at Yahoo Labs. Last week, Yahoo Labs attended both SIGMOD and EC.

Where Does Your Tweet Go?

Probably nowhere, says Yahoo scientist at InternetWeek

Ron Brachman Elected to Computing Research Association Board of Directors

Congratulations to Yahoo Labs' Ron Brachman on his election to the CRA Board of Directors.

Yahoo to Host “Machine Learning Summer School 2010” under Focused Academic Relations Outreach

Yahoo India Research & Development, in partnership with the Indian Institute of Science – Bangalore, will commence a unique Summer School dedicated exclusively to Machine Learning. This initiative is part of Yahoo Labs’ overall mission to nurture strong academic relations for scientific leadership, new research, business collaborations and online products.

Lawrence Lessig: "Innovation Corruption"

Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig made a significant impression when he gave a talk entitled, “Innovation Corruption,” on May 20th at the Yahoo campus in Santa Clara, CA. His message was consistently simple and resounding: government and business are corrupted by money.