The Yahoo BOSS API provides sets of data to create customized search engines and innovative user experiences. This Yahoo BOSS Ruby library created by Tobias Begalke contains configuration and parameters. Within parameters, developers can find image search service, news search service, blog search service, spelling service, and related service. For more information, check the BOSS API guide at https://developer.yahoo.com/boss/search/boss_api_guide/
When Microsoft launched their much-touted new search engine Bing last week it generated a lots of press and despite a somewhat muted expectations, it turned-out to be something of a hit. But lost in all the broader buzz about Bing was some news for developers: Bing has an API (we've now added a new Bing API Profile with technical details).