Yahoo Inc. said on Thursday it will begin testing a free desktop search service in early January, following rivals hoping to extend the reach of wildly profitable search-related advertising.
Desktop search, which helps excavate information buried on computer hard drives, is seen as the next frontier in the booming search sector that has generated billions in revenues from ads generated by Web search queries. Full article at Reuters
Yahoo shows its desktop search tool
Posted on Friday, Dec 10 2004 @ 17:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck