Yahoo Creates News Search Tool to Compete With Google

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Yahoo Creates News Search Tool to Compete With Google - 03/21/04 07:57 AM

Yahoo now has a beta version of a news search tool which, like Google News, uses algorithms. Its news crawler searches over 7,000 news sources which span 35 different languages. News from the Yahoo news section is combined in this section.

Google currently offers beta versions of its news search tool and its news web site. MSN uses content from Moreover to search national and international news sites on its tool.

With the Yahoo news tool, people can look up topics by source and/or physical location. The tool will also make suggestions for keywords that may deliver more relevant results. Yahoo is also expanding the amount of links to its Full Coverage areas.

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