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Bing continues to chip away at Google’s dominance in search

Google is still the dominant player when it comes to Internet search queries, but Microsoft’s Bing continues to gain share in part through its alliance with troubled Yahoo. That’s the latest finding from Experian Hitwise, which released a report today showing that Bing-powered searches (including those counted through the partnership with Yahoo) gained three percent… Read More

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Report: Bartz out as Yahoo CEO

Carol Bartz, the fiery Yahoo leader who entered the company into an alliance with Microsoft in an attempt to challenge Google in the Internet search market, is no longer the company’s CEO, reports AllThingsD.com’s Kara Swisher this afternoon, citing unnamed sources at the company. No comment on the report yet from the Sunnyvale, Calif., company. Swisher… Read More

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Study: Microsoft’s Ballmer sees approval rating decline

Take this with a grain of salt, like a U.S. presidential approval rating based on a limited survey, but the latest CEO rankings from employment web site GlassDoor.com show Eric Schmidt faring considerably better in sentiment from his company’s employees than Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer and Yahoo’s Carol Bartz do among theirs. Schmidt’s approval rating from employees… Read More