Newly revealed transcripts from the ongoing Google antitrust trial have revealed that DuckDuckGo had numerous discussions with Apple about using its search engine as the default for Apple products.
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Like its search engine, the DuckDuckGo web browser for Windows is made for people who want more privacy while they surf the net, including Tracker Loading Protection, email address hiding and more.
A new report claims Microsoft has told two search engines that get some data from Bing to not use that information to power their own AI chatbots, which could compete with Microsoft's Bing Chat.
The new DuckAssist generative AI takes information from Wikipedia to help create its natural language answers. It's available now in DuckDuckGo's browser apps and its browser extensions.
DuckDuckGo's web browser for Mac is now available as an open beta. The browser comes with a slew of new features that blocks ads and trackers, so a user can remain private while surfing the web.
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After explaining its position on not blocking 3rd Party Trackers from Microsoft, due to an agreement it had in place for accounting purposes, DuckDuckGo has u-turned and blocked Microsoft scripts.
DuckDuckGo has released a beta version of its web browser for Apple macOS. However, users will have to join a waitlist in order to be able to download it. The browser promises 'privacy by default'.
DuckDuckGo's CEO has announced that the search engine will now down-rank websites linked to Russian disinformation. The move comes two weeks after Russia began its invasion of Ukraine.
DuckDuckGo has added App Tracking Protection to its Android app as a beta feature. It prevents hidden trackers in apps from sending back personal data to firms such as Google and Facebook.
DuckDuckGo, the privacy-oriented search engine, has become carbon neutral after offsetting 125% of its entire operations. The offsetting also covers its previous years of operations.
According to its September SUMO announcement post, Mozilla has started testing Microsoft's Bing as the default search engine for Firefox on a very small number of installations on desktops.
DuckDuckGo has launched Email Protection in beta. It provides you with an email address that forwards emails onto your primary email address but not before stripping out the trackers.
DuckDuckGo has announced an update to its Chrome extension which blocks Google's FLoC tracking. Some users were silently added to the FLoC trial in Chrome - DuckDuckGo thinks this is wrong.
DuckDuckGo is turning on an anti-tracking feature called Global Privacy Control by default in its iOS and Android apps as well as browser extensions to help you enforce your opt-out rights online.
DuckDuckGo has announced that it has added driving and walking directions to its maps tool. The search provider didn't say whether public transport directions would be added in the future.
Google's search engine choice screen for Android is once again under fire by rival search engine operators, with DuckDuckGo calling on the EU to force the company to make a change.
The search engine is again reachable from India. While the cause for inaccessibility is unclear, many have reasoned that it was due to DNS lookup errors or potential censorship by the government.
The report claims that Google's deal with Apple to make it the default search engine on Safari creates a barrier for expansion for competing offerings; suggests mitigating this 'monopoly' in two ways.
DuckDuckGo and Vivaldi have announced that the DuckDuckGo Tracker Radar is now built into the Vivaldi web browser on both the desktop and Android. It's also available as an add-on for other browsers.
DuckDuckGo has announced a new tool called Tracker Radar. It analyses top websites to find out about trackers and blocks them around the web. It's available in DuckDuckGo apps and extensions.
The privacy search engine, DuckDuckGo, has announced a couple of new features. It has refined the dark theme and included OS theme detection. There are new servers in India to boost speed too.
DuckDuckGo, the privacy-oriented search engine, has proposed draft legislation which will finally make Do Not Track effective. Do Not Track is an opt-in mechanism that aims to boost user's privacy.
Several technology companies have backed a new amendment to California's upcoming privacy laws. The amendment extends protections for end users; it was largely backed by privacy-first firms.
DuckDuckGo will now be displaying location information from Apple Maps on its search results as part of a new partnership with Apple. The new capability is available both on mobile and desktop.
DuckDuckGo, the privacy-oriented search engine, has almost doubled in popularity on the worldwide scale in the past year. In August, it processed over 18 million daily requests on three of the days.
DuckDuckGo, the popular privacy-oriented search engine, has joined the likes of Google, Facebook and Twitter to be blocked from being accessed in China, without any prior information.
DuckDuckGo is a small startup search engine which offers fair and unrecorded results to anyone. Neowin has interviewed Gabriel Weinberg, the founder and CEO of DuckDuckGo, on Google, Bing and more.
Many have tried to challenge Google's dominance of the search market over the past few years, a relative newcomer to the search market, DuckDuckGo isn't shying away from the monumental task...