New Delhi: Samsung Electronics will reportedly switch the default search engine of its smartphones from Google to Microsoft’s Bing anytime soon. According to The Wall Street Journal, citing sources, Samsung has suspended an internal review that is looking into replacing Google with Bing on its web-browsing app, which is already available on the company’s smartphones. Install comes.
In April, there were reports that Samsung was considering switching from Google to Bing as its default search engine on Galaxy phones. ,ALSO READ: ‘Over my dead body’: Musk tells investor on paying Twitter office rent,
Previously, Samsung’s decision to switch was influenced by Microsoft’s Bing AI. At the time, the competition for AI dominance was fierce, and the tech giants were determined not to be left behind. ,Also Read: 10 Tips To Keep Your Bedroom Cool During Summer,
Despite the unveiling of Google’s Bard AI, it failed to show any immediate promise due to a lack of refinement.
While it is unclear why the company changed its decision, one possibility could be attributed to Google’s recent showcase of its impressive AI game during the Google I/O 2023 event.
Meanwhile, as part of collaboration with Android device makers, Google is working to prevent random app killings in the background, and Samsung is the first to participate, launching Android 14-based One later this year. UI 6.0 will benefit Galaxy phone owners when it is launched. ,
The collaboration aims to address one of Android’s long-standing annoyances – the “restriction of foreground services and background work” across devices.