Yahoo Labs Showcases Scientific Excellence in 2009

2009 was a stellar year at Yahoo Labs as it won seven best paper awards at these top conferences in the industry.

The Large-Scale Machine Learning Workshop at NIPS

We are at the cusp of a new paradigm change: multi-core processing, which comes about when processor speeds are no longer increasing. Instead, the number of cores per computer is growing steadily every year.

Malcolm Slaney Named IEEE Fellow

For contributions to perceptual signal processing and tomographic imaging.

Yahoo Enables Cutting Edge Research Projects with Donation of Cloud Supercomputing Cluster

Today, Yahoo is proud to announce the donation of a supercomputing cluster with 2,000-processor-cores to the Open Cloud Consortium (OCC), a cloud computing testbed for research on

A Chat with Yoelle Maarek

Yoelle chats with Yahoo Search Blog Editor Jessica Hilberman.

Ricardo Baeza-Yates Named ACM Fellow

Congratulations to Yahoo Labs' Ricardo Baeza-Yates!

Yahoo Labs Announces 2010 Big Thinkers Series

Yahoo Labs brought the brightest minds to campus in 2009 with talks ranging from global climate change, to determining when someone is bluffing and calculating the largest prime number found to-date.

Check out the exciting year ahead for the Yahoo Labs Big Thinkers Series.

February 23, 2010
Richard Thaler, Professor, University of Chicago

Big Thinker Ron Graham Presents "Computers and Mathematics: Problems & Prospects"

Professor Ronald Graham came to the Yahoo Labs campus in Santa Clara recently to demonstrate how modern computers have impacted mathematics through numerous examples from the field

Yahoo Wins Best Paper at CIKM 2009

Yahoo Labs outperformed its previous year’s presence, taking the awards for best paper, best student paper, and runner-up student paper out of a record 30 accepted papers.

It’s official…Netflix Prize co-winner hails from Yahoo

Back in July, I posted here about the $1 million Netflix Prize and the amazing accomplishment of one of our senior research scientists, Yehuda Koren. At the time, Yehuda and a team