1453029 story Yahoo! Releases Desktop Search Tool 304 Posted by timothy on Sunday December 12, 2004 @04:13PM from the thus-faster-only-counts-for-windows dept. Hobadee writes "According to The Register, Yahoo! has released a desktop search program to compete with Google's. Apparently Yahoo's version is native to Windows, and thus faster than Google's, but less portable. Other question - what does this mean for things like the Google Search Appliance? Personally, I still like 'find / > index' in a cron script, then just grep 'index'...."