Google launches search app for Windows Phone 7

If you think Bing isn’t quite up to the mark yet (as a search engine) for your brand new Windows Phone 7 device, Google has made things easier. The search giant has its own app ready and is now available in Marketplace. “The Google Search app for Windows Phone 7 provides quick and convenient access to a rich set of search results, allowing you to search the web, images, local, news, and more.”


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Bing surpasses Yahoo!, becomes the no. 2 search engine in US

We don’t really know anyone who is actually a Bing fan, but if you are, then here’s a good news. Launched in June 1, 2009, Microsoft’s own search engine has come a long way. Today, it is now the no. 2 search engine in the US, surpassing Yahoo! which dropped to the third spot. Bing grew from 13.6 % to 13.9 % in August this year, while Yahoo! dropped from 14.3 % to only 13.1 %.


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Yahoo and Microsoft signs 10 year search deal

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In an effort to compete with the undisputed search king Google, Microsoft and Yahoo finally solidifies their 10 year search deal. And there’s a good reason for it. As per a Net Applications report, Google actually accounted for a massive 85% of all the searches performed on the internet. On a comparative scale Yahoo and Microsoft account for less than 10% when combined. That’s not just bad, its pathetic!


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