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Search market plateau continues; Yahoo! in decline

The latest results from the comScore’s February search market share numbers reveal changes in the search engine market. Bing and Google showed gains while Yahoo! lost market share. While this isn’t the official comScore release, the following data shows the changes for February: Google: 66.4 percent (vs. 65.4 percent a year ago) Bing: 15.3 percent

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AOL Buys Huffington Post for $315 Million

In recent days, AOL paid $315 million for the Huffington Post, one of the Web’s most prominent news and opinion sites. Huffington Post co-founder Arianna Huffington will assume the role of president and editor in chief of the Huffington Post Media Group within AOL. She, along with investor and well known communications executive Kenneth Lerer,

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AOL acquired TechCrunch

AOL bought the technology news blog TechCrunch. The main goal of the deal is to boost AOL’s growing online editorial business. The companies didn?t disclose terms, however according to some source (New York Times) the price tag is more than $35 million. AOL is taking seriously the goal of being seen as a hub for

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Facebook versus Google

Facebook is driving more traffic than Google. Information from online media shows that in December 2009, 13% of the traffic to major internet portals like MSN , Yahoo and AOL came from Facebook. Traffic from Google generates only 7 percent, while eBay generates 7.6 percent.

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Bing has 10.7 percent of the market

According to a report prepared by comScore, Bing (the new web search engine from Microsoft) has reached last month (December 2009) 10.7 percent of the U.S. search engine market. It is up 0.4 percentage points from November 2009. Google is attracting 65.7 percent of searches, it is up 0.1 percentage points from November 2009. Yahoo’s

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