Microsoft, Yahoo Partnership Has Better Chances Against Google (redOrbit)

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

The new partnership between Yahoo and Microsoft opens new opportunities for both companies to increase their search market share, although they face an uphill battle against industry-leading Google, according to Web analysis firm comScore.In a report issued on Friday, comScore said that while the combined search share of Yahoo and Microsoft is still far behind the share held by Google, their …

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Microsoft makes gains with Bing, clashes with Google (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Microsoft Corp’s Bing search engine won more market share from rivals last week, according to new industry data released on Wednesday, but still trails Google Inc and Yahoo Inc considerably.

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Bing beats Yahoo in less than a week (

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Microsoft’s new Bing search engine gains more market share than rival Yahoo within days of launch

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Yahoo fights for its turf (International Herald Tribune)

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Yahoo, the Internet company, is strengthening its hand. It has now increased its market share in search for five months running. And it just updated its search result listings. That should make Microsoft and Google lose some sleep. Yahoo’s comeback makes Microsoft, the software giant, need it more, and shows Google, the search king, that its dominance isn’t unassailable.

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Google Challengers Target Niche Users To Gain Market Share (Forbes)

Saturday, February 7th, 2009

Google may be the undisputed king of search?but that doesn?t keep the average user from trying Yahoo, Microsoft or even Ask on a daily basis. Forrester Research (nasdaq: FORR – news – people ) finds that just 20% of searchers use Google (nasdaq: GOOG – news – people ) exclusively.

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