Google remains king of search

Hitwise says Google has a nearly 64 percent share of the U.S. search market and Nielsen/NetRatings says it has a 54 percent share.

Hitwise released statistics today that showed Google has nearly 64 percent of the U.S. search market, compared to Yahoo's 23 percent, Microsoft's 8 percent and Ask's 3.5 percent. Year-over-year, Google's share inched up, Asks' and Yahoo's were fairly flat and Microsoft lost market share, nearly 4 percentage points.
Google garners nearly 64 percent market share in U.S. Web search. Hitwise

Meanwhile, Nielsen/NetRatings figures for August 2007 put Google at 53.6 percent U.S. market share, Yahoo at 20 percent, Microsoft at 13 percent and AOL at 5.6 percent.

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