“Eliane Fiolet at UberGizmo got some hands on time with the Fire HD and mentioned that ‘The search box is powered by Bing,’” Yarow reports. “Previously, Google powered web searches on the Kindle Fire. So, it looks like Microsoft managed to win away this business.”
Yarow reports, “Getting in good with Amazon is another way for Microsoft to win some share in the long run. It’s also another way for Amazon to stick it Google. With the Kindle Fire, it’s using Android to build a new hardware ecosystem that cuts out Google and takes more of the lucrative commercial searches.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Dan K." for the heads up.]
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