Sunday, June 23

Tag: Bing

Australian PM says Bing could replace Google
News

Australian PM says Bing could replace Google

Canberra, Feb 1, 2021: (AP) The Australian prime minister said that Microsoft was confident that it could fill the void if Google carried out its threat to remove its search engine from Australia. A Google executive told a Senate hearing last month that it would likely make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government went ahead with plans to make tech giants pay for news content. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he had since spoken to Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella about its search engine Bing filling the space. “I can tell you, Microsoft''s pretty confident” that Australians would not be worse off, Morrison told the National Press Club of Australia. “These are big technology companies and what's important to Australia, I think, is that we set the r...
Why Firefox Ditched Yahoo To Make Google Its Default Search Engine
Tech

Why Firefox Ditched Yahoo To Make Google Its Default Search Engine

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]irefox Quantum is here. Mozilla took some time to come up with something like that, something which is better, faster and lighter. The last couple of years have not been great for Firefox. Chrome browser, that took it back in the late 2011 now dominates the market with more than 60 percent, figures as suggested by StatCounter. With this release, Mozilla has set aside his deal with Yahoo that he made in 2014, to make it the default search engine provider for users in US, with others as options. With this not being the only noticeable change, Firefox has now started to keep in mind user's interests, which it seemed to have forgotten long ago about. “We looked at real world hardware to make Firefox look great on any display, and we made sure that Firefox looks an...