Oct 242014

Every month, comScore releases its U.S. search engine market share reports, and these reports are widely shared by media outlets as the definitive source of search engine penetration. Over the past couple of years, comScore reports have declared Google to be at a 65-68% market share, with most of the remainder divided up between Bing and […]

Oct 122010

Google still owns the market for paid search results, but the newly formed Bing-Yahoo team could “capture significant market share in the near term,” according to a new report from SearchIgnite. Among all search engines, Google’s third-quarter share of the pay-per-click search market stood at 80.2 percent. That represented a gain of 7.9 percent in […]

Aug 312010

Bing and Yahoo search advertising will merge by the end of October, Microsoft said Tuesday. Both search engines will move to Microsoft’s advertising platform, adCenter, in the U.S. and Canada. The combination is part of the Microsoft-Yahoo search partnership. Last week, Bing began providing all the search results for Yahoo’s websites in the U.S., making […]

Aug 272010

‘Google Realtime Search’ can be accessed here and “soon” via its own web address: www.google.com/realtime. Dylan Casey, a product manager at Google, wrote on the company’s blog: “On the new homepage you’ll find some great tools to help you refine and understand your results. First, you can use geographic refinements to find updates and news […]

Aug 252010

The Yahoo-Microsoft search alliance hit a major milestone Tuesday, completing Yahoo’s switch to Bing-powered search results in North America. Will you notice? After all, one of the reasons the U.S. Department of Justice approved Microsoft’s takeover of Yahoo search was because the combined resources from both domains would speed up Bing’s automated learning. With more […]