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


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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