Yahoo! BOSS, the Build Your Own Search Service, has seen a series of upheavals in the last two years. When Yahoo! announced its Search partnership with Microsoft, it looked that Yahoo! BOSS might not survive for long. However, that was not the case. Yahoo! BOSS has come back strongly this year with paid version V2 and major updates to the BOSS API. In a sign that it is alive and kicking, it has announced a new home for Search BOSS and three new product offerings under the BOSS umbrella along with API updates.
Yahoo! Search BOSS has a brand new home page with the focus on being a one stop site providing information on how to create the complete search experience using the new BOSS Hosted Search Service. The new site also coincides with the launch of three new product offerings that address requirements of site developers, publishers/blogger and hosting companies that need to provide search.
The three product offerings are:
The BOSS API has got some updates too. In addition to 10 new markets, you can now integrate Ads much easily. Both the ads and search results with be delivered from the same service.
For more information about Yahoo! BOSS, visit the new home page.