Lots of talk about the Microsoft proposal to Yahoo. Google has made an offer to Yahoo! now too. Looks like the battle over Yahoo! and it’s services has begun. Let us take a look at Search.
|Search – December 2007||Microsoft||Yahoo|
|Searches million/share percentage||1,940/2.9||
Search: Web, Images, Video, News, Maps, MSN, Academic, Classifieds, Feeds, Spaces, Macros
Search: Web, Images, Video, Local, Shopping, Answers, Audio, Directory, Jobs, News
Search: Web, Images, Maps, News, Video, Groups, Books, Scholar, Blogs
In this area, does Google really have to be scared about a merger between Microsoft and Yahoo!? Looking at the numbers Microsoft will have to fight really hard to become the number 1, but how about the features? What do you think?