Since becoming Firefox's default search engine last month, Yahoo has achieved its highest share of the U.S. search market sonce 2009. It's excellent news for Marissa Mayer's firm, though it still has much to do if it wants to catch Google.
Yahoo is gearing up to hold its first ever mobile developer conference in a couple of months' time, an event designed to help developers gain a better understanding of their audience while also offering advice on how to improve and monetize…
For the last 10 years Firefox has used Google as its default search provider. With the rollout of Firefox 34 on Monday, however, that all changes, with Yahoo taking its place for Firefox users in North America.
Bing and Yahoo search engines have started removing links to some websites following the EU's right-to-be-forgotten ruling back in May, a development that'll make it that little bit harder for Web users to discover particular sites.
Firefox users happy with Google as their default search engine take note – in December, Yahoo's moving in to replace it. The deal between Mozilla and Marissa Mayer's company was announced by the two companies on Wednesday.
Yahoo said Thursday that the US government threatened it with a $250,000-a-day fine if it refused to supply the National Security Agency (NSA) with user data for its controversial PRISM surveillance program.