UK gets Yahoo’s mobile voice search for mobiles

12 Nov 2008

Yahoo has launched its voice-enabled mobile search service for UK customers. The OneSearch service has been available to US customers since earlier this year, but today’s release is new to the UK.

Voice-enabled search means users can speak a search query into a handset. It requires a download and is currently available for certain BlackBerry devices, including the 8800 series,

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Brian Blum

Brian Blum covers the U.S., Canada and Israel for Classified Intelligence Report, and contributes to our special reports and research projects. Originally from San Francisco and now based in Jerusalem, he has been with the AIM Group since 2004. He is the president of Blum Interactive Media, specializing in writing and multimedia content development for online, print, video and audio. His clients include newspapers, universities and non-profits. He is currently working on a book about the billion-dollar bankruptcy of a once high-flying Israeli startup.