Kumo and the current search market standings

By A Bisht

With Microsoft going to launch a new version of its Internet search engine--Kumo, the next week, it's apt to have a look at the current search market standings.

According to ComScore , the top five players in the US search market , with their respective shares in the total searches conducted in April 2009:

Google_______________________65 percent
Yahoo_______________________ 20.4 percent
Microsoft_____________________8.2 percent
IAC/Interactive's Ask.com _______less than five percent
Time Warner's AOL ____________less than five percent --------