Yahoo!’s mobile web search users on smartphones should notice new enhancements and expanded search results for “local business listings, stock information, entertainment topics, videos, and images” the next time they search using certain types of queries. Yahoo says it’s “pulling more essential information from the web, and employing latest HTML5 technology to help you easily browse the content you’re interested in.”
A search for stock quote (such as “PFE”), for e.g., shows how the search results have expanded:
Yahoo says the search result enhancements are available now at http://m.yahoo.com for iPhone users in U.S. and some newer versions of Android 2.x phones. It’s also available via Yahoo Search for Android widget. Yahoo says more devices and countries will get new mobile search experience in future months.