Yahoo Search Takes Another Blow – Lead Engineer Leaving

And the rumor is he's going to Microsoft. Should that prove true, another reason to make that Yahoo/MSFT search deal happen. Details at All Things D: Yahoo–which has stuck to its guns by staying in the search business, even though many think it is a losing game and should…

And the rumor is he’s going to Microsoft.

Should that prove true, another reason to make that Yahoo/MSFT search deal happen. Details at All Things D:

Yahoo–which has stuck to its guns by staying in the search business, even though many think it is a losing game and should be sold off to Microsoft–has lost a key engineer in that arena to, uh-oh, Microsoft.

Sean Suchter, the VP of Search Technology at Yahoo, was also deeply involved in Yahoo’s efforts to open up its search platform, initiatives the company has touted aggressively as a bright spot in its not-so-lustrous landscape.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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