Yahoo concerned about search share slipping (video)

March 23, 2010

Yahoo’s share of the online search market has been sliding gently since Microsoft introduced its revamped Bing last June. It’s something of a concern for Yahoo, which has teamed up with Microsoft on search advertising in an attempt to rival market leader Google. But it risks becoming an also-ran in the fast-moving business.

Rupert Murdoch, the smartest man in newspapers?

November 24, 2009

I wrote an analysis on Monday about the possibility that News Corp might take its news search results away from Google and list them on Microsoft’s Bing search engine instead. My conclusion: This one isn’t such a hot idea. Then I read John Gapper’s Financial Times item about how it *could* be a hot idea.

Microsoft-Yahoo: whither the boatloads?

July 30, 2009

It takes a deft touch to vanish a boatload of cash, but Yahoo seems to have done it.

Bad-a-bing! Microsoft unveils new search engine

May 28, 2009

The worst-kept secret in tech was finally made public as Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer lifted the wraps off the company’s new search engine: Bing.

Google still king of search, Microsoft grows faster

April 15, 2009

Google remains the undisputed leader in U.S. Internet searches, but Microsoft can claim it is the fastest-growing, according to the latest figures from digital tally-keeper comScore.

Yahoo planning more job cuts

April 15, 2009

Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz is planning a new round of job cuts according to the reports as the company continues to cope with the aftermath of a downturn in online advertsing sales.