Yahoo and Microsoft Compete to Become Apple’s Default Search Engine

/ 3 years ago


As Google Search’s contract with Apple nears its end, Yahoo and Microsoft are both vying to replace it as Safari’s default search engine. Yahoo have already stepped into the vacant spot Google left at Firefox, becoming their search engine of choice, and now another lucrative partnership is due for negotiation when Google’s agreement with apple expires next year.

SEE ALSO:  HANNspree Announces a Monitor for Apple Fans

Safari is the core browser on Apple’s Mac and iOS devices, so as such has a sizeable market penetration, making this a potentially lucrative contract. Both Microsoft and Yahoo have ongoing relationships with Apple, the former providing search results via Bing within the iPhone’s Siri, and the latter providing stock data for iOS.

Source: electronista

Topics: , , , , , , , ,


One Response to “Yahoo and Microsoft Compete to Become Apple’s Default Search Engine”
  1. Wayne says:

    It makes no difference to us what the browsers default search engine is, we make Google the default search anyway.

Speak Your Mind

Tell us what you're thinking...
and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar!