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Yahoo Unveils Voice Search for iPhone

Yahoo announced the rollout of voice-enabled search on cell phones in connection with the launch of its Yahoo Mobile iPhone application. The new feature of its oneSearch platform will allow users to make verbal requests for information on everything from flight numbers to local restaurants to Web sites.

Besides the iPhone, Yahoo oneSearch is now available on more than 80 different devices including the latest BlackBerry phones such as the Bold, Storm, Flip and Javelin. Yahoo also said it rolled out the oneSearch shortcut for Windows Mobile phones in 21 countries, giving mobile users one-click access to the search box.

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