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Google Promotes Firefox Browser On Its Home Page

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Mozilla's Firefox is getting promoted on one of the world's most popular Web pages, Google's Google.com home page, as the open-source browser continues its David-vs.-Goliath battle against Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

The Firefox promotion is being billed by some bloggers as the first time Google has hawked a third-party product on its famously minimalistic home page, but that claim isn't completely accurate, according to a Google spokeswoman.

"We have promoted several Google products that were bundled in some way with third-party products or content such as the Google Pack and Google Video content from the NBA and CBS," she said via e-mail.

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