encyclo - 12:55 pm on Oct 7, 2010 (gmt 0)
Citing relevance, Mozilla to include Bing in Firefox 4 search box [arstechnica.com]
Mozilla has announced its plans to update the search options in Firefox 4, the next major version of the popular open source Web browser. Google will remain Firefox's default search engine, but Microsoft's Bing search will be available as one of the standard options. (...) Mozilla says that the decision is a response to the increasing relevance and maturity of Microsoft's search engine and growing demand for the service among Firefox users.
Mozilla has established a referral revenue sharing agreement with Microsoft so that it can get a cut of the search profit. He declined to say, however, what percentage Microsoft offers or how the deal with Microsoft compares financially to the one that Mozilla has with Google.