It is really not much more complicated than this:
Google Pays Apple $1 Billion A Year To Be Default Search Provider On iOS.
$1 Billion a year to be Apple’s search default. So, I guess there is money to be made in search (and retrieval)…
…if you are Apple.
Google Pays Apple $1 Billion A Year To Be Default Search Provider On iOS [Report] | Cult of Mac.
Today another incident casts into relief the contingent nature of electronic books — how readily they are not only deleted or censored, but altered. The Nook version of War and Peace had changed every instance of “kindle” or “kindled” into “Nook” and “Nookd”…
War and Nookd :: The Future of the Internet — And How to Stop It.