• Yahoo battles against Google – advises Chrome users to upgrade to Firefox

    Yahoo battles against Google – advises Chrome users to upgrade to Firefox

     

    Yahoo has many strategies to promote Firefox at this time. If you’re visiting any Yahoo property today, chances are you’ll see an “Upgrade to the new Firefox” link in the top-right corner of your browser window. The prompt also appears if you’re using Internet Explorer, Opera and even the new Yandex browser. However, the prompt is missing from Safari, which will surely prompt a new round of speculation about Apple’s rumored switch to Yahoo as its default search engine.

    Given that […]

  • What’s Next For Firefox?

    What’s Next For Firefox?

     

    Mozilla has now partnered with Yahoo to power its search starting next month. And while Yahoo may not be the down-and-out company it seemed to be just a few years ago, it’s not exactly a powerhouse when it comes to search. This deal may gain Yahoo a few extra searchers, but it probably isn’t going to help Mozilla gain market share (because nobody is looking for a browser with built-in Yahoo search).

    Maybe Mozilla is okay with all of this. It’s a non-profit […]

  • Firefox new search-interface-design Ahead Of Yahoo Switch

    Firefox new search-interface-design Ahead Of Yahoo Switch

    Prior to the merger, We mentioned last week how Mozilla had made a pact with Yahoo to switch Firefox’s default search engine to a yet-to-be launched new version of Yahoo’s Bing-powered search experience. At that time, we already noted how easy it is to switch between search engines in Firefox and now the organization is making it even easier with the launch of a new search experience in the Firefox beta channel.

    Instead of burying the ability to switch search engines […]

  • Firefox Mozilla partners with Yahoo

    Firefox Mozilla partners with Yahoo

    Yahoo will soon become the default search engine in firefox. Starting in December, Firefox will use Yahoo as its default search engine in the United States on mobile and desktop. As a part of this five-year deal, Yahoo will also launch a new search experience for Firefox users in the U.S., which should go live at the same time Firefox makes the switch away from Google.

    The new search experience will feature “a clean, modern and immersive design that reflects input […]