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Yandex, Not Bing, Becomes Default Windows Phone Search Engine in Russia

YandexYandex has officially become the default search engine on Windows Phone-based handsets in Russia. Russia’s largest search engine has entered a partnership with both Microsoft and many major phone manufacturers including Nokia, Samsun and HTC. more…

September 2011 Search Engine Market Share from comScore, Hitwise

Google’s U.S. search engine market share climbed back up above 65 percent in September, while Yahoo’s share declined after two months of growth, according to comScore. While comScore shows Google market share just above 65 percent, Hitwise shows them hovering above 66 percent with Bing, Yahoo, and Bing-powered search all down. more…

Bing for Mobile Adds Movies, Videos, Facebook Likes

Bing has rolled out several new features to Bing for Mobile Browse (m.bing.com), Bing’s version for smartphone and tablet browsers. The features include information about movies, a new video section, and the addition of Facebook “likes” to Bing’s search results pages. more…

Yahoo Launches Enhanced Image Search

Yahoo has announced a new image search that matches recent enhancement to Google and Bing. Yahoo’s new image presentation also allows for easy searching of galleries, a connection to your friends’ Facebook images, and easy navigation of full-sized images. more…

Microsoft Keeps Chipping Away At Google’s Search Market Share

chipping-awayBing did not gain any market share between June and July, according to the latest numbers but Yahoo was up a notch, which amounts for a gain for Microsoft – and a slight loss for Google.

These month to month fluctuations don’t mean much, but the trend is clear: more…

Bing’s Battle With Google: How Long Is “Long Term”?

bingOn Sunday the New York Times ran a lengthy article about Microsoft, the search underdog. Directed at a very mainstream audience there was nothing new in the piece for readers of Search Engine Land. However it did raise some interesting questions, directly and by implication. For example: more…

Confirmed: Bing Tests Ads Within Organic Search Results

The RKGBlog blog posted a screen shot of Bing testing search ads directly in the organic results. Honestly, I almost cannot believe it – but more on that later. Here is a cropped picture of the screen shot. more…

Microsoft to Power English Search Services on China’s Baidu

baiduBaidu, the largest Chinese-language search engine, is said to be partnering with Microsoft in a search deal that would go into effect before the end of the year.

Microsoft’s Bing search engine, according to a report by The New York Times, more…