Yahoo today announced the worldwide availability of the Yahoo! Search Technology platform.
The announcement comes as Yahoo! Kimo/Taiwan launches Yahoo! Search Technology replacing their former Taiwan based search provider. With the deployment of its own algorithmic search technology Yahoo! has created a more comprehensive and relevant search experience for users around the world.
“The completion of the international roll out of Yahoo! Search Technology marks a significant milestone in Yahoo’s rapid ascent to becoming one of the leading search destinations on the Web,” aid Jeff Weiner, senior vice president, Yahoo! Search and Marketplace. “With a dedicated focus on building the premier global search platform, Yahoo! has successfully rolled out Yahoo! Search Technology in 25 world properties within six months since its launch in the U.S.”
Yahoo’s international presence is driven by dedicated regional operations with local market expertise and understanding. The global roll out of Yahoo! Search Technology has been tailored to meet the specific market needs by country, ensuring that users have access to the most relevant and comprehensive search experience on the Web.
“Now more than ever we are focused on creating the optimal search experience for users by integrating our proprietary search technologies with the depth and breadth of content, products and services available across Yahoo’s global network,” said Vish Makhijani, vice president and general manager of international search for Yahoo!. “The global deployment of our search technology will be a critical factor in enabling us to accelerate the rate of distribution of search innovations to regional markets all across the world.”