Yahoo Search Guy Raghavan Speaks! (Actually, He WOOs!)
Yesterday, Yahoo’s top search execs had a little sit-down with reporters and bloggers, including BoomTown, about some of the search innovations it has been working on.
It was no coincidence, since Microsoft (MSFT) is expected to launch a massive overhaul of its search offering next week at the D: All Things Digital conference that Walt Mossberg and I host annually.
After the presentation, which focused on open, mobile, consumer intent and the “Web of objects, not pages,” which Yahoo (YHOO) is calling WOO (no, really, WOO), I got a chance to chat with Yahoo’s Prabhakar Raghavan, head of Yahoo Labs and Yahoo Search Strategy, about all that, as well as competition with Microsoft and search leader Google (GOOG).
I also got him to cheer: “WOO!” My work is done.
Here’s the video interview: