Yahoo! Hack U: Search hacks built using Yahoo! API

Spring 2009 season of Yahoo! Hack U – Yahoo!’s university hack day competitions produced a group of hacks built on Yahoo! Search APIs, including: FireSale uses FireEagle and Local Search via YQL to provide a location-based ad auction mechanism that augments local advertisers’ ads with Yahoo! Local Search data.Tangent a javascript bookmarklet that allows you to fly off of […]

Spring 2009 season of Yahoo! Hack U – Yahoo!’s university hack day competitions produced a group of hacks built on Yahoo! Search APIs, including:

FireSale uses FireEagle and Local Search via YQL to provide a location-based ad auction mechanism that augments local advertisers’ ads with Yahoo! Local Search data.
Tangent a javascript bookmarklet that allows you to fly off of tangential concepts and retrieve more information that you’re curious about.
y!Vmail allows people to access their Yahoo! mail through a 1-800 number, using any touch tone phone.
Pick and Roll visualizes NBA teams as they travel, keeps track of all of their results, displays news sorted by date, and highlight videos from NBA.com.
Skynet Search is a fast search aggregator that allows a user to search the web quickly across many kinds of media by loading only the content that the user wants to see.

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