Yahoo is plotting to recapture the hearts and mice of Web users with a three-pronged assault on Google's dominance, Tuesday's Wall Street Journal reported.

Yahoo is expected to dump Google as the primary search technology on its site within a few months, a move that could come around the time Google is preparing a long-awaited initial stock offering. Some marketing firms, which help advertisers manage their online campaigns for search-related ads, say they have been told Yahoo will switch from Google to its own technology as early as the first quarter.

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