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Yahoo! Screwdriver–A CD Tool That Scales

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 13, 2017

Yahoo! has open sourced Screwdriver, their CD tool used internally in production.

Architecture & Design Follow 901 Followers

Yahoo! Open Sources Pulsar, a Pub/Sub Messaging Platform

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 10, 2016

Yahoo! has made available Pulsar, their publish-subscribe messaging platform used internally in production by several services.

Data Science Follow 377 Followers

Yahoo! Benchmarks Apache Flink, Spark and Storm

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 23, 2015

Yahoo! has benchmarked three of the main stream processing frameworks: Apache Flink, Spark and Storm.

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Dropbox Partnering With Microsoft

by Alex Giamas Follow 3 Followers on  Nov 11, 2014

As announced at Web Summit last week, Dropbox has partnered up with Microsoft. Dropbox already hosts over 35 Billion Office documents, spreadsheets and presentations. This is value that Microsoft is willing to capture and allow for deeper integration between Office and Dropbox users. We examine what this partnership brings to both ends and the user and how the Cloud Storage market is shaping.

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Yahoo Drop the Axe on YUI

by João Paulo Marques  Followers on  Aug 31, 2014

Yahoo has just announced they will immediately stop all new development on Yahoo User Interface (YUI).

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AlchemyAPI and The State of Deep Learning

by Alex Giamas Follow 3 Followers on  Apr 04, 2014 1

AlchemyAPI recently announced a taxonomy and a sentiment analysis API based on deep learning that can help transform digital content into ad inventory. IBM, Yahoo, Microsoft, Facebook, Google and others are working in the deep learning space. We take the high level view of what deep learning is all about and what are the key advances throughout the past months in the field.

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Microsoft Ditches the Stack Ranking System. Yahoo! Lays off 600 because of It

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 16, 2013 3

Yahoo! has recently laid off about 600 employees based on a ranking system introduced last year, while Microsoft is ditching their system to relieve some of the pressure from their staff.

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Reactions to Yahoo!’s Decision to Forbid Employee Telecommuting

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 01, 2013 8

Yahoo!’s recent decision to call all employees to work from company’s offices has raised some questions especially throughout the telecommuting community. Is this a disguised move to lay off people? Is it a misunderstanding of how remoting is to be managed? Is this the right move for Yahoo!?

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Yahoo! Axis! Of! Incompetence!

by Alex Blewltt Follow 0 Followers on  May 24, 2012

Yahoo! have released a search plugin Axis which allows clients to search for web content with graphical previews rendered on the server. Unfortunately, they also leaked their private Chrome signing key with the Chrome extension. Read on for more.

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Yahoo! Open Sources Mojito, a JavaScript Framework Promising Write Once, Run Anywhere

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 03, 2012

Yahoo! has open source Mojito, a framework for creating reusable widgets incorporated in various web applications and executed either on the client or the server-side without code change.

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Yahoo! Has Open Sourced YSlow

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 18, 2012

Yahoo! has decided to open source YSlow. Developers no longer need to submit feature requests to Yahoo!, being able to improve the tool themselves. Comparing YSlow with Google Page Speed.

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Hortonworks Announces Hadoop Data Platform

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Nov 01, 2011

Hortonworks, a company created in June 2011 by Yahoo! and Benchmark Capital, has announced the Technical Preview Program of Data Platform based on Hadoop. The company employs many of the core Hadoop contributors and intends to provide support and training.

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Schema.org - Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! Agree on a Common Markup Vocabulary [Updated]

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 06, 2011

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo! have decided to propose a common markup vocabulary, Schema.org, based on the Microdata format, simplifying the job of webmasters who want to give meaning to their web pages content.

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Hadoop Redesign for Upgrades and Other Programming Paradigms

by Ron Bodkin  Followers on  Feb 18, 2011

Yahoo recently announced and presented a redesign of the core map-reduce architecture for Hadoop to allow for easier upgrades, larger clusters, fast recovery, and to support programming paradigms in addition to Map-Reduce. The new design is quite similar to the open source Mesos cluster management project - both Yahoo and Mesos commented on the differences and opportunities.

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Yahoo! Releases S4, a Real Time, Distributed Stream Computing Platform

by Tim Cull  Followers on  Nov 23, 2010 5

This month, Yahoo! released a new open source framework for "processing continuous, unbounded streams of data." The framework, named S4, allows for massively distributed computations over data that is constantly changing. InfoQ examines some of the examples and compares S4 to other technologies.

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