Yahoo Beats out Google on O2 Germany (PC World)

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Yahoo said it won a mobile search contract with O2 Germany, displacing Google.

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Yahoo Signs Mobile Search Deal With O2 Germany (WebProNews)

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

More than 15 million Germans should now have a little additional Yahoo in their lives.  Yahoo’s signed a mobile search deal with O2 Germany, and the American company’s search engine and a number of other services are getting promoted as a result. A press release made into semi-English by Google Translate stated, “Besides mobile search by O2 customers get through links from the O2 portals direct …

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Google To Synch Desktop, Mobile Searches (Forbes)

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

Google revealed a number of core search upgrades at its Searchology event today?but it didn?t leave mobile search out of the mix. Engineering Director Scott Huffman demonstrated that Google ( GOOG – news – people ) searchers will soon be able to automatically synch their desktop and mobile searches.

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Yahoo, Vodafone Said to Be in Talks About Search Deal (Update1) (Bloomberg)

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

March 5 (Bloomberg) — Yahoo! Inc. , the owner of the second most-used search engine in the U.S., is in talks with Vodafone Group Plc about the distribution of its mobile search product in Europe, people familiar with the talks said.

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Google vs. Yahoo: Inside The Battle For Mobile-Search Dominance (paidContent.org via Yahoo! Finance)

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

Yahoo may offer users better functionality, and may have wider carrier distribution deals in place?but in the race to own the nascent U.S. mobile search market, it appears that Google’s brand wins the day, according to a research note put out by Bernstein Research analyst Jeffrey Lindsay.

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Yahoo, T-Mobile announce mobile search deal (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Yahoo Inc announced an expansion of its mobile Web portals to T-mobile, so its smart phone users who get data will have Yahoo search by default.

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Where is Google voice-powered search? (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, November 15th, 2008

Reporters were put into a frenzy this week when Google announced it was set to launch version two of its mobile search application for the iPhone which included the addition of voice-powered search, allowing you skip the keyboard altogether. But now the question is, where is it?

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Verizon Wireless Discusses a Mobile Search Deal With Google (New York Times)

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

The two industry Goliaths are discussing a partnership that would give Google?s search service a prominent spot on the screens of Verizon phones, according to people briefed on the talks.

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Verizon, Google close to mobile search deal: report (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

Mobile service provider Verizon Communications Inc. is nearing an agreement with Google Inc. on a wide-ranging partnership, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the situation.

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