sleipnir defaults to Google

Just a small data point. Fenrir, the company that makes the “sleipnir” browser that is popular with some Japanese Internet uses (and like Maxthon, allows the user to switch between the IE/Trident rendering engine as well as the Firefox/Gecko engine) has switched their default search from Excite Japan to Google.

Fenrir & Co. 米Googleとの業務提携を発表 Google検索エンジンを Sleipnir のデフォルトWeb検索に採用