Mozilla has announced its plans to update the search options in Firefox 4, the next major version of the popular open source Web browser. Google will remain Firefox's default search engine, but Microsoft's Bing search will be available as one of the standard options.
Firefox 4 users who want Bing as their default browser search engine instead of Google will be able to simply select it from the search box drop-down menu without having to perform any additional configuration steps. Mozilla says that the decision is a response to the increasing relevance and maturity of Microsoft's search engine and growing demand for the service among Firefox users.
The other websites that will be included as standard options in the Firefox 4 search box are: