Mozilla upsets net world order with Bing on Firefox

Posted by litosteel on Oct 8, 2010 12:43 AM EDT
The Register; By Cade Metz
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The Firefox 4 search toolbar will offer Microsoft Bing as an alternative to Google, as Mozilla takes another step towards its traditional nemesis — and apparently hedges its bets against its traditional sugar daddy. As Mozilla announced this morning with a blog post, the latest English-language version of Mozilla's open source browser — due for release in November — will retain Google as the default search engine. But for the first time, Bing will be listed in the pull-down that lets you change the default. Google will be first on the menu. Yahoo! — now powered by Bing — will be second. And Bing will be third.

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"Mozilla Upsets Net World Order" by recognizing Bing exists? tqk 11 743 Oct 11, 2010 5:52 PM

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