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Yahoo Japan has inked a deal to use Google's search engine in an apparent snub to Microsoft's Bing. All Things Digital reported on Monday that a deal between the two firms looked imminent. Google Japan then confirmed the partnership in a blog post yesterday. Mountain View's Asia Pacific ops veep Daniel Alegre said Yahoo Japan …


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  1. Anonymous Coward

    As the advert says...

    Bing and decide (to use Google)

  2. amanfromMars 1 Silver badge

    You misunderestimate Japanese Yen and Ken, for they are Deep in Cover

    "Either way, it's a bad day for Microsoft in Japan."

    If the Bing search engine feeds novel data to Yahoo and Google, will Microsoft then have two more remote proxy arms in its virtual arsenal in Order 42 Server Command and Control Cloud Crowds?

  3. Rexx

    The joke's really getting old

    The joke of putting an exclamation mark after every word in the title just because the story's about Yahoo is really getting old and stale........................

  4. Peter Gordon
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    Keep up the exclamation mark titles

    I like them, even more so now that I know it annoys that Rexx guy!

  5. mhenriday

    One can understand why Microsoft is feeling like the odd man out

    when it comes to search in Japan - according to StatCounter, Bing enjoys a bit over 2 % of the market ( ). But not to worry, Microsoft still has a commanding presence - over 60 % - in that country's browser market. One wonders why....


  6. heyrick Silver badge

    I just wish...

    ...Google's autotranslate tool would be updated to accept Romaji.

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