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How’s that search alliance working out? Yahoo’s U.S. search share hits all-time low as Microsoft Bing grows

Yahoo just can’t catch a break. ComScore’s new U.S. search market share numbers for June will show that the company’s piece of the market has shrunk to what one analyst calls an all-time low, according to a report by Search Engine Land. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company had 9.8 percent of the search market last month, which puts… Read More

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Android widens lead in U.S. smartphone market as BlackBerry continues to slip

After the buying extravaganza that took place over the holidays, the U.S. smartphone market has largely reached a quiet equilibrium while customers waited for manufacturers to release new phones. According to new results from ComScore, the market share of major players in the smartphone wars has remained largely unchanged from December through March. Android rose to… Read More

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Consumers spent a record $7 billion online last week, holiday season spending up 13 percent from 2011

Consumers are spending money online in record-setting fashion. A new report out from comScore on holiday spending was released today and people spent more than $7 billion — $7 billion! — for online purchases during the week of Dec. 10-16. That’s an average of $1 billion spent online per day last week. Since Nov. 1, consumers… Read More

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A first: Amazon tops Hulu in U.S. online video viewers

New rankings for the U.S. online video market, released by comScore Networks this morning, come with a surprise: Amazon.com has surpassed Hulu in April with more than 30 million unique viewers in the U.S. We’ve been digging back through comScore’s archive, and it’s the first time that Amazon has topped Hulu by that measure. It’s… Read More

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Phone usage shows iPad users aren’t just Apple fanboys

Hey, you over there with the iPad — is that a BlackBerry in your pocket? Research firm comScore is out this morning with some interesting news about Apple’s iOS, the underlying operating system and application platform for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Given that breadth of devices, the headline on the report actually isn’t surprising:… Read More