Searching for Flash files

CNET's Dan Farber and Elinor Mills discuss Adobe's collaboration with Google and Yahoo to make Flash content more discoverable by search engines.

Flash has not been easily searchable until now, but Adobe Systemsis working with leading search engines Google and Yahoo to solve the problem. CNET Editor in Chief Dan Farber and reporter Elinor Mills discuss the impact of making Flash pages more visible to search engines. One question is whether Microsoft, which developed Silverlight, a competitor to Flash, will also index Flash files in its search engine.

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Dan has more than 20 years of journalism experience. He has served as editor in chief of, CNET News, ZDNet, PC Week, and MacWeek.


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