Yahoo’s New Local Search is Great, Too Bad It’ll Get Binged

by admin July 30, 2009 at 5:30 pm

Oh, the irony. One day after it was announced that Microsoft’s Bing will be replacing Yahoo’s own search engine on, Yahoo! came out with a new local search functionality that ought to be the envy of every search engine.

Searching for local businesses on Yahoo now brings up a nice interface containing reviews, an overview, photos and driving directions inside a drop down box you can access without leaving the page you’re on. It’s a smoother user experience than Google or Bing offers and Yahoo may have more local business information than either of those two competitors can offer in-house as well.

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