Yahoo! Inc, a leading global Internet company, announced the expansion of its India R&D operations with the launch of Yahoo! Labs – Bangalore, its first in India. Dr. Rajeev Rastogi has been appointed as vice president and head of the new lab.
Yahoo! Labs – Bangalore will be a center of excellence for next generation search and advertising technologies, focused on making the Web more relevant and simple for users and advertisers. As a demonstration of Yahoo!’s commitment to recruiting world-class talent in India, Rastogi was appointed to assemble a world-class team of scientists and engineers to focus on new approaches to information extraction and machine learning, multimedia and query processing.
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