Has Bing Already Overtaken Yahoo?

nk497 writes “M|cr0s0ft’s newly revamped search tool Bing has already overtaken Yahoo in the US and globally, according to StatsCounter. The net traffic watcher said Bing has topped Yahoo 16.28% to 10.22% in the US, and 5.62% to 5.13% globally. Though the firm noted Bing’s popularity may drop off after the excitement wears off, the firm also said: “Steve Ballmer is quoted as saying that he wanted M|cr0s0ft to become the second biggest search engine within five years. Following the breakdown in talks to acquire Yahoo at a cost of billion it looks as if he may have just achieved that with Bing much sooner and a lot cheaper than anticipated.” Google, of course, still leads by a considerable margin.”

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Monday, June 8th, 2009 Uncategorized