Yahoo Strikes Deal With MSN, Loses Its Identity

Today Yahoo finally made its deal with Microsoft public.’a0 Under the new agreement, Microsoft will now power all Yahoo searches and Yahoo will become the sales force of the two firms’ advertising customers.’a0 Additionally, Yahoo will continue to focus on building customer-facing portals and Internet destination sites. So, in effect, Yahoo has abandoned any type…

Searching Twitter On Your Mobile

Since the rise of Twitter and the associated “real-time web”, much attention has been paid to how real-time search could perhaps pass conventional search results in usability and relativity.’a0 I’ll leave this debate to the blogosphere and social media anthropologists, but I do want point out one fact: searching Twitter on the mobile platform leaves…