NewsBot Posted November 24, 2014 Share Posted November 24, 2014 Since 2004, Google has been paying Mozilla a ton of money each yearâ€”estimated at around $100 millionâ€”for the privilege of being the default search engine used in the Firefox browser. This contribution represented the lion's share of Mozilla's income, something in the ballpark of 85 percent. That deal, last renewed for a three-year period in 2011, has come to an end, and this time it won't be renewed. Mozilla announced today that the free browser vendor is switching to a range of different search providers. In the US, Firefox will now default to using Yahoo (which continues to be powered by Microsoft's Bing engine); in Russia it will use Yandex, and in China, Baidu. View the full article Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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