SUNNYVALE, Calif. – Internet giant Yahoo Inc. is unveiling a new search site that promises to provide a more precise guide to neighborhood businesses, making the latest in a series of attempts to improve the World Wide Web’s focus on local information.
[ Read more @ Yahoo! News ]
Just after the news about Yahoo! new local search, Ask Jeeves Inc. said that it will begin serving up information about local shops and services from InterActiveCorp’s Citysearch in September.
Note that Google already has local search since March 2004, but still in Beta testing.
None of the local search mentioned cover Malaysia yet… (or even Asia?) 😕 Anyone come out to build a Malaysia Local Search? It would be nice if we can easily find out nearby interesting places, restorants, shops, etc.