Microsoft loses ground in search stakes

by admin May 22, 2007 at 9:58 am

And guess who gains?

After gaining ground for a couple months, Microsoft’s search business lost market share in April, while Google and Yahoo! posted gains, according to statistics released by Nielsen/NetRatings.

Microsoft saw its share of the market slip to nine per cent, down from 10.1 per cent a month earlier. Google, meanwhile, increased its lead, accounting for 55.2 per cent of web searches, up from 53.7 per cent in March. Yahoo! grew its share to 21.9 per cent, up narrowly from the 21.8 per cent share it held in March.

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