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DuckDuckGo not pleased that Bing and Yandex won big in latest Android search choice screen auction

DuckDuckGo not pleased that Bing and Yandex won big in latest Android search choice screen auction

Google has announced the winners of this quarter's auction for default search engine options on Android devices in the Europe. In most of the EEA plus the U.K., users setting up their new phone or tablet starting October 1 will likely have to choose between using Google, Bing, GMX, Info.com, or Yandex.

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DuckDuckGo coming back online in India following country-wide block

DuckDuckGo coming back online in India following country-wide block

Following the Indian ban of almost 60 Chinese apps including TikTok and Weibo, many people living in the country now report not being able to access the privacy-centric search engine DuckDuckGo. The company confirms as much, saying that the problem isn't on its end. It's currently talking to local internet service providers to resolve the issue. It looks like these have blocked the service via their DNS servers, as the search engine is still accessible through most third-party DNS resolvers.

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Chrome 73 adds HTTPS support to Data Saver, improves media playback on PCs, and more [APK Download]

Chrome 73 adds HTTPS support to Data Saver, improves media playback on PCs, and more [APK Download]

Among the frenzy around Android Q, Google released another update for one of its major products. Chrome 73 started rolling out on desktop platforms a few days ago, and it's just starting to appear on Android. There are plenty of improvements for both desktop and mobile users, so let's get into it!

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Google adds DuckDuckGo as default Chrome search engine option in 60+ countries

Google adds DuckDuckGo as default Chrome search engine option in 60+ countries

Google has been facing a lot of backlash from the EU (and other countries) regarding its dominance over several markets, including online search. "Backlash" is a tame word to describe it too, there have been lawsuits, huge fines in numbers we can't fully comprehend, and lots of politics at stake. But whether this latest change in Chrome's search engines is related to that or not, we'll let you decide.

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DuckDuckGo's new app and extensions block ad trackers and grade websites on privacy

DuckDuckGo's new app and extensions block ad trackers and grade websites on privacy

If you prefer that your internet searches not be subject to the all-seeing eye in Mountain View, the privacy-focused DuckDuckGo search engine has got you covered (almost literally). Now with a souped-up browser extension and mobile app, DuckDuckGo is expanding its blanket of privacy across the entire web.

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DuckDuckGo Brings Private Searching And Zero Click Results To Android

DuckDuckGo Brings Private Searching And Zero Click Results To Android

While some apps use a mile long feature list to attract users, there are others that use a very opposite approach. They use simplicity, subtlety, and effectiveness as their calling card. One such app is DuckDuckGo for Android: a search app that bases its entire existence on privacy and efficiency.

On the surface, DuckDuckGo is not unlike other search engines - type in what you're looking for and get your results. Easy peasy. Under the hood, though, is where things work a little bit differently. DuckDuckGo uses crowdsourcing as its go-to method of providing legitimate information. Not only that, but it boasts "real privacy" as one of its flagship features - clearly a shot at Google.

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