Google: Still No. 1 in search
Company handled 50 percent of Internet searches, while MSN's market share fell, says Nielsen//NetRatings.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- Google's reign over the search market continued in September, when half of all Internet searches relied on the company's technology, according to Internet tracker Nielsen//NetRatings.
Yahoo (Charts) came in second with 1.3 billion searches, a 12 percent increase from September 2005. Microsoft's (Charts) MSN/Windows Live held the No. 3 spot, with 519 million searches, even as its volume of searches fell 12 percent from the prior year.
Yahoo holds 23.4 percent of the search market. MSN has a 9.2 percent share.
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