Google Wins Again

By Sara Driscoll  |  Posted 2007-11-23 Print this article Print

Google leads the way in search yet again, but gains ground.

Google once again was the giant among search sites, as it took a 58. 5 percent share of the search market in October in the United States. According to Internet ranking site ComScore, Google gained 1.5 share points versus the previous month. Yahoo sites ranked second with 22.9 percent, followed by Microsoft sites (9.7 percent), Ask Network (4.7 percent) and Time Warner Network (4.2 percent). October saw a 12 percent increase versus September in Americans searching online, bringing the total number of searches to 10.5 billion with the core search engines.
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In the top 50 properties worldwide where search activity is observed, ComScore found that Google sites led the pack with approximately 7.5 billion searches. Yahoo sites ranked second with nearly 2.6 billion searches, followed by Microsoft sites (1 billion), Time Warner Network (905 million) and Ask Network (493 million). saw particularly strong growth, gaining nearly 23 percent in search query volume versus September, while entered the ranking at No. 9 with 152 million searches. Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest news, views and analysis on enterprise search technology.
Sara Driscoll began her journalism career at 16 years old on her local newspaper, The Watford Observer. Working part time, she covered a range of beats. Leaving to complete her Journalism Degree at Bournemouth University, UK, Sara then went on to graduate and work for Emap. She began as a reporter on APR, Emap's construction title, being promoted to senior reporter with a year.Sara then joined VNU Business Publications as Deputy News Editor on CRN, the weekly trade title for channel players. She covered industry/business news from vendors, distributors and resellers, product announcements, partner announcements as well as market and trend analysis, research and in depth articles to predict up and coming trends in the sector. She was promoted within a year to News Editor, a year later to Deputy Editor and the following year became Editor. Sara remained editor of CRN for three years, launching the magazine on new platforms including CRN TV and eBooks, as well as several magazine and web site redesigns. She was called on for expert industry comment from various publications including appearing on live BBC news programs. Sara joined Ziff Davis Enterprise as Editor of eWeek Channel Insider. She runs the title in all formats – online up to the minute news, newsletters, emails alerts and events. She also manages the brand of Channel Insider in all formats - events, shows, awards, panel debates and roundtables.Sara can be reached

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