Yahoo expands Web-search research to Spain, Chile

OK, so Yahoo is expanding their engineering efforts. Cool, but will this mean improved services and a rethinking of their new ideas?

Internet media company Yahoo said on Sunday it was opening research centers in Spain and Chile, expanding its engineering efforts beyond the United States for the first time.

Yahoo, which has stepped up its research efforts in Web search and other technology areas over the past year, will have six research facilities worldwide, with four existing locations in the United States and centers in Europe and Latin America. [Read the rest]