Recent speculation had it that Google was attempting to KILL off the competition by funding reports that showed Google’s Chrome browser at the top of the Browser War’s.
This coming just after the recent expiration of the Search Engine Deal that brings in capitol to fund the Mozilla project.
Word out of the BBC this morning is that Google has renewed that deal and will remain the default search engine in the Firefox browser for the next 3 years.
Mozilla relies very heavily on the income from the search partnerships.
With Firefox now, the latest of Mozilla’s incarnation. Mozilla hopes to be closing the Gap between them Chrome and IE once more.