With the step-Yahoo CEO Mayer wants to strengthen the company in the search market. In the case of a Java Update, users will need to speak in the future, actively resisted, that Yahoo is the default search and home page in Chrome and Internet Explorer.
Oracle and Yahoo cooperate in the future. Announced by both companies. Thus, Java is proposing to update Yahoo as your home page and default search on Chrome and Internet Explorer. The Wall Street Journal reported. Users have to select when you Install Java, it will not set the search engine.
The Java runtime environment running Oracle, according to 89 percent of all U.S. computer and on a billion systems worldwide. Also, Internet-enabled TVs or mobile phones you use. However, there are no Macs and PCs similar installation process, in the course of which Oracle could advertise for third-party Software or services on the Internet.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer hopes to achieve from the partnership, the company again, “to be able to lead to age size” back. Already in 2014, it entered into a collaboration with Mozilla and triggered the Google search as the default search in Firefox. In addition, talks with Apple to run on an opportunity for Yahoo to search the Safari browser on iOS.
Java Update with Yahoo recommendation. (Image: Oracle)
Yahoo replaced in the Java-Update-program the Ask Toolbar. This Oracle offered for years on PCs to install. In General it is considered to be almost non-functional “Adware” and “Crapware”. In addition, it can be difficult to remove. Microsoft ranked all versions except the latest recently as Malware.
Originally, the installation process looked like. Oracle of Oracle user groups, a lot of criticism for the cheer this Foistware plugging in. (Image: ZDNet.com)
Oracle had not offered this Software is simple, but through Tricks of how to Opt-out of plant: the one Who clicked on it only to “more”, installed the program and was at the same time, the Ask search the default search and home page. Many testers saw the Ask search only disadvantages compared to other search engines.
When the Java Update in the future, Yahoo instead of Ask recommends that you should come to many users associations, which Yahoo can’t be right. A spokesman told the WSJ: “We have all decided that the installation process is highly transparent, and users have a choice.”
[mit Material von Florian Kalenda, ZDNet.de]
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