Perhaps Microsoft is using some of its Android license revenues to subsidize the new family of Kindle Fire devices...
"Previously, Google powered web searches on the Kindle Fire.More details from Slashgear:
We've reached out to Microsoft and it told us, "Bing will be the default search provider on the new Kindle Fire HD. No other details are available at this time.""
"That’s a change that’s likely to make some waves, considering that Google used to be the default search engine for the Kindle Fire. Ubergizmo said that they didn’t know if users could change the default search engine, but in the time since their hands-on went live, Ars Technica has confirmed with Amazon that changing the default is possible. Bing comes as the default for Silk, Amazon says, but users will have the option of switching to Google or Yahoo if they wish."BIG WIN FOR MICROSOFT: Bing Is The Default Search Engine On The Kindle Fire HD - Business Insider