Friday, November 21, 2014


Tech Giant Yahoo will now replace Online giant Google as the default search engine on Mozilla Firefox browser  in the US yahoo said it will launch a clean modern and immersive design search engine for Firefox users starting December. this comes after Google  arrangement with firefox maker Mozilla nears an end after a decade long of partnership
 Market leader Google accounts for 67% of searches  from US computers  that compares to 20%  for Microsoft and 10% for yahoo according to research by COMSCORE
Firefox however lags behind Google chrome browser in the US browser market
Along with ending its partnership with Google in the Us Mozilla  is also redirecting Firefox to B
aidu search engine in china and Yandex in Russia
Our new search strategy doubles down on our commitment to make Firefox a browser for everyone, with more choice and opportunity for innovation," said Mozilla chief executive Chris Beard.
Meanwhile, just last month, Google chairman Eric Schmidt had said that the firm's biggest rival in online search was e-commerce giant Amazon and not competitors like Yahoo.
 Globally Google accounts for 90% online search

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