A Google increase is search market of about 67.5 % of the U.S. compare to other search engines. It’s maintaining 67 percent from November and stands first in search market. Google’s U.S. search market share was at 66.4% in February 2012. Next Competitor of Google is Bing also grew its share of about 16.7% from 15.3 % in Feb. 2012. Bing had grown its market share within six months.
Bing’s search partner Yahoo dropped its market share to 11.6 % from 13.8% in Feb.2012. Yahoo CEO has spotted out; Yahoo and Bing is essentially exchange search market share quite than making development next to Google.
Yahoo has been losing is search market year-over-year from Jan. 2007 when it was at 28.1 percent. Between the great competition of Google and Bing, about 70% searches carried out were power-driven by Google, While 26% were power-driven by Bing in Feb.
6 % of desktop searches fell (19.4 billion to 18.3 billion) in Feb from Jan. Searches through Google approximately 12.3 billion, 3 billion searches through Microsoft sites, 2.1 billion searches through Yahoo, 475 million searches through Ask, 305 million Searches through AOL.
Google has updated Google maps app for iPhone and iPod touch with new local search icon on Tuesday. This is the first update of Google in subject to the great response of ten million users in two days to the updated Maps software on Apple’s platform. Latest features in Google Maps version 1.1 for iOS comprise addition with Google Contacts, local search icons which helps to search the places faster and easier.
Besides to Google Contacts combination and quicker local searching, this update also lets you decide between kilometers and miles in the app’s settings menu.
Google Contacts is currently included into the iOS version of Google Maps. It helps you to save your contacts by sign in with your Google account. Then if you search your friend’s name, Google will show them as a search results. In addition to that if you want to view your friends address then tap their name to see the address, which will not visible to others it kept back confidential.
Search your Google Contacts; sign in to have your saved addresses show up when you search for friends and family by name.
Quickly search for local places by selecting popular categories such as restaurants, bars, cafes, gas stations, etc.
Choose between Kilometers or Miles for your preferred distance units.
Note that some features may not be available in all countries.
This app is now available free from App Store with the English version in 7 countries includes Bahrain, Egypt, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates.
Beginning of this month, Google rolled out the Android 4.2.2 update to its nexus devices which include GSM Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and Nexus 7. Although this Updation may not shown the significant features, it has a few interesting features such as
Download Status Notification
Highly reliable quick settings
It also ensues to afford a huge platform for additional higher testing with growth i.e. extra features will be established in the upcoming. The Android 4.2.2 gives many more constancy to the Wi-Fi feature as well as increasing its utility.
In brief, the latest update may not be luminous news for users but it is surely very significant from a developer’s opinion. Google is likely to proclaim the next main release of its Android operating system – thinking to be Android 5.0 – at future meeting in May.