If the comments section are any proof,
seem as though many people are on Google's side when it comes to
its complaint about Internet Explorer 7's default search engine.
Google was quite upset that Microsoft's default search engine is MSN
Search -- imagine that. Well, there's more bad news for the folks at
Google as Amazon has dropped
the company's search engine in favor of MSN Search for its A9
Microsoft has been losing marketshare
to Google and Yahoo recently so this development should be somewhat of a boost for the company. Microsoft's share of the US search
engine market in March stood at 11% compared to 49% and 22% for
Google and Yahoo respectively. From Retuers:
Tennenhouse said the Google search was
removed from the site on Sunday, following the expiration of that
contract. He would not comment on the terms of the Microsoft deal, or
whether a new contract with Google had been an option.
Microsoft's new search engine and user
interface consolidates a variety of the software giant's Web services
such as search, e-mail, instant messaging and security at its
quote: Why would Dell do such a thing to their customers?