We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,258 News Articles

Google claims 90% of UK search market

Domination of web search continues to grow

Over the past year Google increased its share of the UK's web search market by almost 10 points, claiming almost 90 percent of all UK web searches.

According to Hitwise, Google's share of the UK internet search market was around 87 percent. 'Rival' Yahoo's slice of the UK search market declined from 8.6 percent to just above 4 percent. Ask had around 3 percent of the market, and MSN slightly more.

According to Hitwise Google's domination is a little less pronounced in the US, where the software giant's search-market share grew 'only' from 65 percent to 68 percent in the past 12 months. Visit PC Advisor's Google news spotlight for latest Google opinion and news.

Related articles:

Visit Broadband Advisor for the latest news and reviews about the internet and internet tools, and to use PC Advisor's independent broadband speed checker


IDG UK Sites

iPad Air 2 release date, price, specs, new features: world's thinnest tablet also gets Touch ID

IDG UK Sites

Why you shouldn't buy the iPad mini 3: No wonder Apple gave it 10 seconds of stage time

IDG UK Sites

Will Photoshop work with Yosemite? And will Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere Pro or the other A?......

IDG UK Sites

iMac Retina 5K first look review: hands on with the new Retina iMac (Updated)