Google is still the undisputed king of the U.S. search market, but the latest numbers from comScore Networks show the combination of Microsoft and Yahoo closing the gap by 0.7 percentage points last month.

Bing and Yahoo each rose 0.2 percent, to 14.1 percent and 15.9 percent, respectively. Meanwhile, Google slipped 0.3 percent, to 65.4 percent, according to the research firm. Microsoft powers Yahoo’s search results in the U.S. under a partnership between the companies, although they have delayed the rollout in international markets due to challenges with Microsoft’s ad system.

Here’s the key chart from comScore …

Comments

  • Guest

    Good thing Google has that mobile phone OS going for it. Its web search is MySpacing like it’s 2006.

  • http://www.facebook.com/mattscoble Matt Scoble

    With desktop search growing ~11-12% annually and mobile growing 100+%, I think they are placing their energies on mobile.

  • Anonymous

    Good to see competition come back. I  have been using Bing recently for a while and it has some great feature that aren’t even in the works at Google yet.

  • BING>GOOGLE

    Bing is so much better than Google. I tried it, and yeah, it’s awesome.

  • Millions of Web Users Agree

    Google as of the last few weeks has totally lost it’s edge. Top results for parked pages, blank pages and spam sites. What a joke.

  • Millions of Web Users Agree

    Google as of the last few weeks has totally lost it’s edge. Top results for parked pages, blank pages and spam sites. What a joke.

  • Millions of Web Users Agree

    Google as of the last few weeks has totally lost it’s edge. Top results for parked pages, blank pages and spam sites. What a joke.

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