Yahoo to launch World Cup prediction market

Predictalot application will go live early June.

Hack U™ brings Yahoo developers and technology into the hearts, minds and apps of university hackers

Wrapping up the 4th season of Hack U™, we take a look back at this spring's highlights.

Looking Deep into the Science of the Web at WWW2010 this Week

Yahoo raised the stakes again at WWW, with 21 papers accepted at the 2010 event (out of a total of 105 accepted papers for the entire event), as well as a variety of posters, demos and panels, including a featured discussion on the future of search and the core technologies of the Web.

Yahoo at WWW2010

This year at WWW2010, Yahoo raised the stakes in its participation at the conference, beating out the other participating organizations with 21 papers accepted (out of a total of 105 accepted papers for the entire event), as well as a variety of posters, demos and panels.

Yahoo's search model developing a new face

Head of Yahoo Labs Prabhakar Raghavan talks WWW and the future of Search with SF Chronicle's James Temple

Yahoo Cloud Serving Benchmark

With the many new serving databases available including Sherpa, BigTable, Azure and many more, it can be difficult to decide which system is right for your application, partially because the features differ between systems, and partially because there is not an easy way to compare the performance of one system versus another.

2010 UCSD Hack U Wrap-Up

The Hack U season concluded with a great week at the University of California, San Diego.

A Day in the Life of Three Campus Relations Managers

The Yahoo Academic Relations team consists of campus relations managers and program managers to create a customized approach to campus engagements. Covering about 30 schools in the U.S. and more than 10 in India, the team works with key contacts on campus to strengthen Yahoo’s relationship with academia and get the most value for Yahoo’s business. We recently caught up with the team’s campus relations managers last month to capture what they do on their visits.

Yahoo Scientist Questions ROI of Kardashian's Sponsored Tweets

At Ad Age Digital Conference, Duncan Watts Explains His Model for Predicting Value of Influencers on Twitter

Fooling You with Science…and Gossip

In the wake of last year’s Ideological Search success, the team at Yahoo Labs did our best yesterday to further our understanding of deep April Fool’s science. We used sophisticated methods from context-insensitive grammars, nonlinear pessimization and pseudorandom variables.