Firefox Google YAHOO to abandon the default search engine


and Mozilla today announced the two companies signed a 5 year contract, YAHOO will become the default search engine in the Firefox browser PC and mobile terminal; and after Firefox search has been on to complete Google.

in December this year, YAHOO will also launch an enhanced version of the search for Firefox users, will also support Firefox are not tracking (Do Not Track) function. The contract also involves future product integration related matters, but the two companies did not disclose details.

In recent years

Firefox market share has declined, but still has 17% loyal users. According to the Mozilla CEO Chris Beard said, Firefox users produced each year nearly 100 billion search volume, the implication is that the deal will also allow YAHOO to make a fortune. In contrast, YAHOO has only 10% of the market share.

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