It is true, Yahoo! search went down at new years. Saturday night my fiance does a search and she complains that Yahoo! is not working. I am like, sure its not working (thinking she is doing something wrong). So I mossy over to the computer and punch in a search term into Yahoo! and presto, I get;
We ran into a temporary problem while performing your search. Please try your search again.
Weird. For a second I thought April Fools had come early. :) Working fine for me now..
Too funny. This is not the first time a wide spread report of an outage was reported in 2005. On June 13th there was a reported outage at Yahoo! as well. Maybe this was a Y2K plus 6 years problem?