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Microsoft Office Hits Pause On Forcing Bing Search In Chrome, Firefox

Recently, Microsoft announced an "extension" as part of an update to its Office 365 ProPlus software that automatically forces company-wide Chrome and Firefox search engine defaults to Bing search, from what is, more than likely, Google. Because of the expected backlash, Microsoft reversed, at least at bit. The extension will automatically seek out installations of [...]

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DuckDuckGo Expands Its Maps UI With A Few Familiar Features

DuckDuckGo has announced that it has expanded its local search capabilities with a dedicated maps tab, map re-querying and local autocomplete. Earlier this year, DuckDuckGo adopted Apple’s MapKit JS framework in order to power its map-related searches. Because the search engine is focused on privacy, it does not send any personally identifiable information to App [...]

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DuckDuckGo A New ‘Default Search’ Option For Chrome, Is It Time To Start Paying Attention?

It has been reported that Google has introduced new options into the list of possible "default" search engines available to Chrome users.  One of the most notable possible search engines includes DuckDuckGo. It's true that in the past, users could manually add alternatives to the existing choices, but the overwhelming majority of Chrome users don't [...]

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DuckDuckGo Is Growing Fast But Not Enough To Grab SEOs’ Attention

DuckDuckGo announced last month that it exceeded 9 billion searches in 2018.  Compare that wit h 4 billion in 2016, and that's a nice jump in just a few years.  But to compare, Google sees over a trillion searches a year globally. Because privacy has become such an issue lately, this has helped DuckDuckGo's popularity rise over [...]

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DuckDuckGo Broke 9 Billion Searches In 2018, And It’s Growing

The privacy-focused search engine, DuckDuckGo, posted on Twitter this week that in 2018, they surpassed 9 billion searches for the year.  To compare, the company did 4 billion searches in 2016.  It was reported that the were doing 30 million queries per day in October. DuckDuckGo also said it’s “on pace to shatter that record in 2019.” Based off their published traffic [...]

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DuckDuckGo Reaches 30 Million Queries Per Day

The privacy-focused search engine, DuckDuckGo, posted on Twitter that it has reached the 30 million queries per day on average milestone. According to the company, it took seven years to reach 10 million search in one day.  It took another 2 years to reach 20 million searches, and now, it has reached 30 million searches per day [...]

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DuckDuckGo Adds Date Filters & Sitelinks To Search Features

DuckDuckGo has announced that that two new features have been added to their search engine.  Now searchers are able to filter the search results by date, as well as see sitelinks for some of the top search results. The date filters will allow users to filter results from the last day, week and month, so that filters [...]

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DuckDuckGo Showing Instant Answers For MLB Scores And Schedules Via Bleacher Report

DuckDuckGo, the privacy search engine, has shared the news via a tweet yesterday that they're now displaying MLB (Major League Baseball) scores and upcoming game schedules through instant answers with content pulled form the Bleacher Report. The tweet announced, “It’s #OpeningDay for Major League Baseball and for @BleacherReport Instant Answers,” and included in the tweet, an [...]

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