Indexing & Search Engine: Yahoo Offers Up New Yahoo Search Feature

By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2009-02-04 Print this article Print
Yahoo Offers Up New Yahoo Search Feature

Yahoo Offers Up New Yahoo Search Feature

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Seeking a way to stand out in a search-engine competition that includes Microsoft and Google, Yahoo began bucket-testing a new search feature, Search Pad, that allows users to manage the information they gather while researching online. Yahoo hopes that the feature, which allows URLs and text to be collected and managed via a "pad" that opens in a separate business window, will attract users who might otherwise use Google or Microsoft for deeper research. eWEEK has broken down some of the most distinctive aspects of Search Pad.
Nicholas Kolakowski is a staff editor at eWEEK, covering Microsoft and other companies in the enterprise space, as well as evolving technology such as tablet PCs. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Playboy, WebMD, AARP the Magazine, AutoWeek, Washington City Paper, Trader Monthly, and Private Air. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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