Yes, it has finally happened. According to a statement released by Apple today, now when you ask Siri a question and it falls back on a web search, the default search engine used will be Google instead of Microsoft's Bing. The company had the following to say about the change, citing the consistency of search results as the reason behind it:
TechCrunch further explained the ins and outs of Siri's functionality post-Bing:
This is all good news for Apple users who continually find Bing search results lacking. It can be frustrating to begin with when Siri can't answer your queries, but to be served subpar search results afterward is a bit like adding insult to injury.
You can find more details about the change in TechCrunch's article:
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