Google maintains stronghold in search
Google Inc. grew its U.S. market share in April, according to data from market research company NetRatings Inc. In April, Google fulfilled 55.2 percent of all Internet search queries in the U.S., up from 53.7 percent in March. Yahoo Inc. was the second leading search provider, growing its market share to 21.9 percent from 21.8 percent in March. MSN, owned by Microsoft Corp., lost market share, to 9 percent from 10.1 percent.