Yahoo Inc. shifted its online video search tool out of its test phase Wednesday, marking another step in the Internet powerhouse's plan to use other media to lure more visitors to its Web site. ¶ The Sunnyvale-based company created a separate search channel for online videos in December. The product had been running as a test, or "beta," until late Wednesday evening. ¶ As part of the upgrade, Yahoo is indexing more video from several new media sources, including CBS News, MTV, the Discovery Channel and The Food Network. ¶ Yahoo touts its search engine as the Internet's most comprehensive source for finding online video, although the company won't disclose the index's size. ... Link: Associated Press.
Also see Yahoo Takes Video Search Out of Beta. Link: BetaNews.
And Yahoo Video Search Leaves Beta, Adds Content. Link: Digital-Lifestyles.info.
And Video Search Goes Primetime. Link: Yahoo! search blog.