Data from Internet statistics firm StatCounter reveals Microsoft's Bing search engine has won some marketshare from Google. The makeover of Microsoft's search engine took 8.23 percent of US. web searched in June, up from 7.81 percent the month before and 7.21 percent in April.
Bing, launched on June 3 but available to some users a few days earlier, took 8.23 percent of U.S. Web searches in June, up from 7.81 percent for Microsoft search just prior to its rollout and 7.21 percent in April, said Internet data firm StatCounter.
Google lost share slightly, dipping to 78.48 percent from 78.72 percent before Bing. Yahoo Inc, the perennial No. 2 in the market, rose to 11.04 percent from 10.99 percent.
Bing's share peaked in the first week of June at 9.21 percent, falling away in the middle two weeks before coming back at 8.45 percent in the last week of June.