Yahoo! Research Berkeley

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Yahoo! Research Berkeley is a research partnership between Yahoo! Inc. and the University of California, Berkeley[1] to explore and invent social media and mobile media technology and applications that will enable people to create, describe, find, share, and remix media on the Internet.[2] Yahoo! Research Labs - Berkeley is meant to combine the resources of one of the world's largest internet companies with the researchers and environment of the university. It aims to bring together experts in the fields of media technology, social software, context-aware computing, mobile computing, and user and design research to attempt to shape the future of Internet media. In support of these goals, Yahoo! Research Berkeley and UC Berkeley have created a corporate-academic collaboration for research and development.[3]


  1. ^ "Yahoo cements UC partnership / Research lab to be established near Berkeley campus". SFGate. 
  2. ^ Grady, Barbara (April 3, 2006). "Companies step up to fund basic research". Inside Bay Area. 
  3. ^ "UC Berkeley, Yahoo! team up to research new Internet technologies" (Press release). University of California, Berkeley. 15 July 2005. 

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