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The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.
Yahoo says that it will be able to "enhance the search experience" across desktop and mobile, and the companies will share in ad sales duties.
Responding to pressure from programmers, Google has warmed up to a Microsoft technology that lets mice and touchscreens get along on the Web -- a technology Apple rejected.
As small and midsize businesses especially cling to the 13-year-old software, Microsoft and PC makers could suffer as well.
Switching Firefox browser users' default search engine from Google pushes Yahoo's share of searches up 2 percentage points at the expense of its main rival.
The newest competitor to Internet Explorer comes from Microsoft itself. Project Spartan is the company's take on browsing in Windows 10.
An entity called Google Compare Auto Insurance Services is now licensed to do business in more than half the US, an analyst finds.
Microsoft's browser was the dominant force in 2009 when the EU required the company to offer consumers a choice of browsers. But that has changed dramatically over the past several years.
Microsoft's current desktop OS is close to stealing second place from Windows XP in the desktop OS arena, according to new stats from Web tracker Net Applications.
In a major reversal, Firefox's leader tells Mozilla community members he wants the open-source browser on Apple's mobile devices. A better mobile presence is key for Firefox's future.