Yahoo! Web Analytics is Live

Yahoo! Web Analytics

"Yahoo! Web Analytics is born", is the message in the Yahoo! Web Analytics page.

Yahoo! Web Analytics is an enterprise site analytics tool that provides real-time insight into visitor behavior on your website. With powerful and flexible tools and dashboards, Yahoo! Web Analytics helps online marketers and website designers enhance the visitor experience, increase sales and reduce marketing costs.

Announcing web analytics different from others with new strategies. The first Real-time Data, the Power of Raw Data and ease-of-Use and Flexibility. In the features page you can have a review of this service.

Yahoo! Web Analytics

Download Yahoo! Messenger 2009

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If Microsoft released a beta of Windows Live Messenger 9, Yahoo! released a final version of Messenger 2009. In this new version is the possibility to insert videos in the messages, images directly of Flickr account and to insert maps in the conversations. There are also some similar functions with Skype. A full list with Yahoo! Messenger 2009 features between XP, Vista, Mac and Web version you can find at Yahoo Messenger features page.

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Preview of The Yahoo! User Interface

The Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) Library

The YUI team announced YUI 3.0 Preview Release 1. This preview is an early look at what they are working on for the next generation of YUI Library. You can review the API, play with the examples, and read the documentation on this site for details; download YUI 3.0 PR1 on the YUI project area on SourceForge; you can find us with questions or comments on the YUI 3.x discussion group.

  • lighter (less K-weight on the wire and on the page for most uses)
  • faster (fewer http requests, less code to write and compile, more efficient code)
  • more consistent (common naming, event signatures, and widget APIs throughout the library)
  • more powerful (do more with less implementation code)
  • more securable (safer and easier to expose to multiple developers working in the same environment)

Please keep in mind that this is an early preview, not a production-quality (or even a beta) release.

Demo: http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/3/

So what is BOSS?

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BOSS is a new, open platform that offers programmatic access to the entire Yahoo! Search index via an API. BOSS allows developers to take advantage of Yahoo!’s production search infrastructure and technology, combine that with their own unique assets, and create their own search experiences. While search APIs have been available for some time, BOSS removes many of the usage restrictions that have prevented other companies from using them to build innovative new search engines.

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Yahoo! Live – The world is watching

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From Yahoo! Live Blog

We’re excited to share with you Yahoo! Live, a new experiment in live video from the Advanced Products team at Yahoo!. Y! Live was dreamed up as a way to make it possible for anyone to create their own live video experience. Broadcast the concert you’re at. Webcast your own live DJ set. Lifecast. Build your own live video speed dating application. We’ve created a website and an API that lets you do all these things and many more.

For viewers: How is Y! Live different from other online video sites? That’s simple: it’s live. What you’re watching, right now, is what other people are watching, right now. We wanted to create an experience that takes us back to live television, where things are happening now, in real time.

For broadcasters: You’ve been posting your stuff to MySpace and YouTube. Now, connect with your fans in real time on Y! Live. There is something intangible about a live performance – an excitement that you can’t replicate in pre-recorded format. Broadcast a performance, interact with your fans with video and chat, embed your broadcast anywhere – it’s all possible on Y! Live.

For developers: Check out our developer preview of our API and embeddable components, and well as a sample app and tutorial we threw together. We’re looking for your feedback at this point, and will be incorporating it as we get to version 1.0 of our API in the coming months. Play around with it and let us know what you think. We’re always interested in seeing what you’ve built, and we’ll feature cool stuff you build on our site.

Keep in mind that Y! Live is an experimental release. The Advanced Products team is a small incubation team at Yahoo! – our mission is to build stuff and launch it quickly, and respond to market feedback. Y! Live is a limited capacity release, so bear with us as and we may reach our limits in periods of high traffic. Our top priority now is to hear your feedback – send your comments to [email protected], and follow our twitter feed to hear about headline broadcasts and notable things happening live.

 

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Oops! Yahoo Dumps Britney

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Just love Yahoo for their sense of humor. If you live in the US, then surely know all the trouble the poor celebrities face over there, and I have to give a big Thumbs Up to Yahoo to get something really funny out of all the celebrity gutter.

If you are aware every year Yahoo releases a Top 10 list of searches for that particular year, and last year Britney Spears topped the list. This time around Yahoo decided to something different.. Read on to find out more..

This time around, Yahoo has presented the trends in a different fashion, by grouping the Top Trends for 2007 in different categories. The topics include not only top news stories (led by Saddam Hussein) and tech trends (no surprise over here, YouTube), but also trends in fields like environment, pet food, kids’ search trends, and searches on Yahoo’s Delicious bookmark sharing site.

In the tech category, behind YouTube, was: Wikipedia; Facebook; an Apple with super hits iTunes, iPod, and iPhone; the massively popular game console Wii; Microsoft’s Xbox 360; Sony PlayStation 3; and Guitar Hero, the simulated rock-guitar computer game that has become a sensation right now world over.

The company got its sense of humor into action by creating a “Celebrity Downslides” category, topped by none other than Britney Spears, who seems to be  busy between shuffling here life between shops, courthouses, and rehab these days.

Have a read  on more the Yahoo Top Trends for 2007

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Windows Live Messenger 9.0

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Forget about Windows Live Messenger 8.1 and 8.5, Microsoft is cooking Windows Live Messenger 9.0. Currently, Windows Live Messenger 9.0 is in the very early stages of baking, but this does not mean that the Redmond company is not perfecting the receipt of its instant messaging client. Andrew Jenks, a Microsoft employee speaking at the Georgia Institute of Technology revealed that Windows Live Messenger 9.0 is planned for availability towards
the end of 2008, but it could slip into 2009.

LiveSide, quoting Ampcoder, focused on Jenks’ announcement of a new Microsoft application programming interface designed to be joined at the hip with the 9.0 version of Windows Live Messenger. The API will permit third-party developers to build upon Windows Live Messenger 9.0, creating customized versions of the instant messaging client or even programs that take advantage of the features available. The details are scarce, but developers apparently will be able to access a technical preview of the API concomitantly with the MIX08 conference next year.

In addition, Microsoft is also looking to include the first beta of the application programming interface with the finalized version of Windows Live Messenger 9.0. Over at Redmond, very early, internal builds of Windows Live Messenger 9.0 already include some of the components that will make up the final API.

Still, Microsoft plans a consistent evolution with Windows Live Messenger 9.0. If the currently available versions of the IM client, builds 8.1.0178 and 8.5.1288.816 Beta 2 are targeting integration and support for Windows Vista as a primary focus, Windows Live Messenger 9.0 will potentially bring to the table multi-person audio/video chat capabilities, although there is even a chance that the feature will be pushed back as far as v10. Continue reading