Using Yahoo’s BOSS API to Search The WebYahoo announced they had released a new search API dubbed "BOSS" for "Build your Own Search Service" - wow, snazzy name. So being the explorer that I am, I started to play with it and poke around in the API - hold on! this is just the same search API service they offered up a while ago - what gives?
Benefits of the new ProgramTurns out that BOSS comes without the limitations imposed on their previous search API. This gives everyone the ability to take Yahoo's search result and re-use them in any way they want. No branding needed, no restrictions on how you are able re-format or merge the information, and no limit on the number of queries you can run. They provide data for the following categories: