Yahoo Search Boss Is About To Go Away

Yahoo announced that it is shutting down Search Boss, the set of tools it has offered since 2009 to help developers and others build their own search engines. In 2010, following the Microsoft/Yahoo search and advertising partnership announcement, Yahoo addressed…

The New Yahoo Search BOSS

Yahoo just announced that there is a new home for Search BOSS at Along with that, there are three new BOSS offerings aimed at addressing user engagement, traffic recirculation, monetization, and high development/maintenance costs. After the Microsoft Yahoo search…

Yahoo Search BOSS Documentation Released to Developers

Last month, Yahoo announced pricing info and search advertising/branding policies for the upcoming version of Yahoo Search BOSS, which is expected to be released this summer. Now, the company has released the technical documentation for developers. 

More Yahoo Search BOSS Details Released

Sometime this summer, the latest version of Yahoo Search BOSS (Build Your Own Search Service) will launch, and on March 1st, Yahoo intends to provide lots more technical details.  But this morning, Yahoo shared what many developers really need to know: pricing info, along with its search advertising and branding policies.

We’ll go ahead and paste Yahoo’s full table of pricing info below so that you can have a look at it.  It’ll be pretty key in determining how everyone reacts to whatever else Yahoo has planned, after all.

Yahoo (Somewhat) Addresses Future of BOSS

Back when the Microsoft and Yahoo search and advertising deal was announced, people (particularly developers) were left wondering what would become of such Yahoo projects as Searchmonkey and BOSS. These things let developers build upon Yahoo’s search technology.