Mozilla terminates its deal with Yahoo and makes Google the default in Firefox again


With the launch of Firefox Quantum, Mozilla released what’s probably the most important update to its browser in recent years. It’s faster, lighter and you should give it a try. And as you do so, you’ll notice another change: Google is now the default search engine again — at least …

Firefox opts for Google as default search in U.S., surprising Yahoo

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google reclaimed on Tuesday its spot as the default search engine on Mozilla Corp’s Firefox Internet browser in the United States and other regions as the browser maker stunned Verizon Communication Inc’s (VZ.N) Yahoo by canceling their deal. FILE PHOTO – The Google …

Firefox Quantum Browser Launched, Opts for Google as Default Search

Alphabet Inc’s Google reclaimed on Tuesday its spot as the default search engine on Mozilla Corp’s Firefox Internet browser in the United States and other regions as the browser maker stunned Verizon Communication Inc’s Yahoo by canceling their deal.Google confirmed the move but declined, along with Mozilla, to disclose revenue-sharing …

Google pays to put search engine back on Firefox browser

By Mark Bergen | Bloomberg Mozilla rolled out a major update to its Firefox web browser on Tuesday with a bevy of new features, and one old frenemy: Google. In a blog post, Mozilla said Firefox’s default search engine will be Google in the U.S., Canada, Hong Kong and Taiwan. …

4 Updates to Mozilla’s Overhauled Quantum Firefox

Image: MozillaIn the nine years that it’s been around, Google Chrome’s speed and simplicity convinced most of us to make the switch from whatever browser we were using before (though not everyone is a Chrome fan). With a new overhaul and some streamlining, Firefox is hoping to claw back some …

Firefox Quantum vs Chrome: Can Firefox beat Google with ethics and speed?

Mozilla/Google/WIRED In the mid-2000s, saying you were a Firefox user marked you out as bit of a nerd. But at least you were a nerd making smart technology decisions. You could brag smugly about tabbed browsing and instant searches while the rest of the world twiddled its thumbs waiting for …

Apple ditches Bing for Google search results in Siri and Spotlight

Apple has removed Bing as the default search engine for Siri web search results in iOS and in Spotlight on the Mac in favor of Google, according to TechCrunch. The switch has already begun to roll out to iPhone and Mac users, and should be completed Apple switches from Bing …

Firefox makes it easier to take and share screenshots, links

It isn’t time yet for Firefox’s biggest update, but Mozilla is serving up some small features as an appetizer. While not yet Project Quantum fast, the latest version of Firefox is still faster because it removes the need for convoluted processes and The best browser VPN for 2017