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MG Siegler / parislemon:
Pay To Stay   —  I've been thinking more about Google's renewal of their search deal with Mozilla for Firefox.  It's fascinating on a few different levels.  Most notably: Google is committing close to a billion dollars to bankroll a browser which is a rival to their own browser.  —  Why?
Dec 24, 2011, 8:35 AMIn context
Matt McGee / Marketing Land:
Google Triples Its Spending To Keep Default Search Spot In Firefox   —  How important was it to Google to remain the default search engine in Mozilla's Firefox browser?  Important enough that Google agreed to pay three times more in this deal than it did in 2010.
Dec 22, 2011, 4:05 PMIn context
Kara Swisher / AllThingsD:
Google Will Pay Mozilla Almost $300M Per Year in Search Deal, Besting Microsoft and Yahoo   —  Please see this disclosure related to me and Google.  —  Earlier this week, Google and Mozilla said they had struck a deal to renew their search royalty agreement for another three years.
Dec 22, 2011, 2:00 PMIn context
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Google Renews Firefox Search Royalty Deal   —  Mozilla is set to announce that it has signed a new three-year agreement for Google to be the default search option in its Firefox browser.  —  It's a critical renewal for the Silicon Valley software maker, since its earlier deal with the search giant …
Dec 20, 2011, 2:00 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Don't write off Mozilla-Google revenue deal as dead   —  Mozilla and Google are renegotiating a deal by which Google shares ad revenue that results from searches the browser drives to its site.  —  The partnership, which Mozilla renewed in 2008 for three more year, was set to expire in November.
Dec 6, 2011, 6:55 AMIn context
Ed Bott / The Ed Bott Report Blog:
Firefox faces uncertain future as Google deal apparently ends   —  Summary: It hasn't been a good year for Firefox.  Mozilla has lost share to Google, it's lost the loyalty of enterprise customers, and it's lost key talent.  And a deal with Google that supplied 84% of its revenue last year was scheduled to end in November.
Dec 3, 2011, 1:05 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / Webware.com:
Mozilla jumps to deal with Google Toolbar demise   —  Google has canceled its toolbar for the current and future versions of Firefox, and Mozilla is scrambling to help users who might be left in the lurch and postponing their browser upgrades.  —  The toolbar offers a variety of services …
Jul 22, 2011, 4:20 PMIn context
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Mozilla: $104 Million In Revenues, 400 Million Users, Google Deal Running Through 2011   —  Mozilla has just published their annual “The State of Mozilla” report.  They do this once they've filed their audited financial statements for the previous year, so these numbers are for 2009.
Nov 18, 2010, 3:30 PMIn context
Stephen Shankland / CNET News:
Mozilla reveals 2008 revenue: $79 million   —  The Mozilla Foundation's revenue grew 5 percent to $79 million in 2008, with its Firefox search-ad deal with Google still the biggest benefactor, the organization said Thursday.  —  The figure is notable for an open-source effort, but the growth tapered off significantly.
Nov 19, 2009, 3:45 PMIn context
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
Mozilla Extends Lucrative Deal With Google For 3 Years   —  Mozilla, the organization behind the popular Firefox web browser, has extended its search deal with Google for another three years.  In return for setting Google as the default search engine on Firefox, Google pays Mozilla a substantial sum …
Aug 28, 2008, 3:30 PMIn context

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