Yahoo Launches New Slurp Crawler

The Yahoo Search blog announced the launch of a new crawler (aka Yahoo Slurp) that is faster and more efficient then then its previous robotic arm. This crawler is still named Slurp, but it crawls faster and uses up less bandwidth. Yahoo says we can expect a “25% reduction in the number of requests and bandwidth consumed by the crawler.”

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