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Yahoo Search Goes Mobile ! - 10/28/2004 8:16:33 AM   

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Users can now access search engine from their cell phones.

Yahoo for the first time is letting mobile phone users query its search engine, giving them access to conventional Web results, local business listings and related information, as well as images such as pictures and maps, the company says.

The service will launch Wednesday on several U.S. carriers. Users can access the services from a data-enabled phone by going to

Yahoo Chief Operating Officer Dan Rosensweig announced the mobile search service in a speech at the Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association Wireless IT & Entertainment trade show in San Francisco.

Out of 137 million people who use the Web in the United States, more than 30 percent also use mobile data, Rosensweig said. Meanwhile, 79 percent of U.S. Yahoo Web site users also have a mobile phone, he added.
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