Mapping Search Query Language to Advertiser Bidded Terms

Sponsored search is aimed at connecting search advertisers to people who may be interested in their products, but advertisers and consumers don't always speak the same language.

Ad Indexing & Retrieval

Displaying ads alongside web queries is a very effective advertising approach. YLabs is working on better ways to index large advertiser databases and performing efficient and precision driven real-time retrieval for serving sponsored search ads.

Yoelle Maarek Joins Yahoo Labs

Today we welcome Yoelle Maarek to Yahoo as Senior Director of Yahoo Research in the Haifa office.

Continuous Profiling and Debugging in Distributed Systems

Internet use is a twenty-four-hour-a-day, worldwide activity. This puts incredible demands on the machines that support the network and its applications.

Opinion: 10 game-changing technologies

The iPhone caused a tectonic shift in the tech landscape -- what else out there will change our lives?

New Technique’s Gonna Find Out Who’s Spammy or Nice

You are how you e-mail: A new technique can tell people apart using only the timestamps in their Sent folders.

HP, Intel and Yahoo Attract Leading Research Organizations to Collaborative Cloud Computing Test Bed

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 8, 2009 – HP, Intel Corporation and Yahoo Inc. today announced that three new research organizations will join Open Cirrus™, a global, multiple data center, open source test bed for the advancement of cloud computing research.

Yahoo Wins Best Paper Award at KDD 2009

Yahoo has earned 12 out of 142 total accepted papers this year and the Best Paper Award for "Collaborative Filtering with Temporal Dynamics" by Yehuda Koren.