A new deal will Mozilla will make Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) the default search engine on the latter's Firefox Browser for the next five years. Yahoo will replace Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOGL) which has accounted for close to 90% of the revenue generated by the browser over the last six years. Mozilla has announced its dedication to promoting choice and innovation with Yahoo by its side.
Mozilla announced today a new five-year contract with Yahoo where Yahoo will be the default search engine in the US. That means when you open up your browser, you won't see Google search anymore. Firefox users will see a "new enhanced Yahoo Search experience" beginning in December.
Mozilla has finally released the stable version of its Firefox 34 update. This is the first rollout of the software by the company since it ended its relationship with Google in North America and joined hands with Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO). It is therefore not an eye opener that the default search option for the new browser is Yahoo search.
I have been a Mozilla Firefox user for what seems like forever. I never liked Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.Lately, Firefox has been quite irritating, especially when I have a large number of windows open. Firefox frequently crashes, then every page goes down. This has happened before at times, but crashes are even more frequent now.
Mozilla disclosed in a blog post today that it signed a new agreement to keep Google as the default search provider in the Firefox browser for at least three additional years. "Under this multi-year agreement, Google Search will continue to be the default search provider for hundreds of millions of Firefox users around the world," ...
Last week, Yahoo and Mozilla announced a new partnership that would place Yahoo's search engine as the default in Mozilla's Firefox browser instead of Google's. Now, there's a chance Apple could make a similar move in 2015.