DuckDuckGo Adds More Microsoft Tracking Protection, Now Better Than Ever

DuckDuckGo has added additional protection against Microsoft tracking, addressing concerns that were raised in May.

Researcher Discovers DuckDuckGo Allows Some Microsoft Trackers

All is not what it seems with the company that labels itself a champion of privacy, with a security researcher finding that DuckDuckGo (DDG) whitelists Microsoft’s trackers.

Privacy-Focused Tech Companies Call for Ban on ‘Surveillance-Based Advertising’

A group of tech companies with a history of protecting user privacy is calling for a ban on “surveillance-based advertising.”

Brave and DuckDuckGo Push Back Against Google AMP

Brave and DuckDuckGo are pushing back against Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP), bypassing the technology in their browsers and apps.

DuckDuckGo Grew by 46% in 2021, Averaging 100 Million Daily Searches

DuckDuckGo is making major headway in the search market, growing by 46% in 2021 and averaging more than 100 million daily searches.

DuckDuckGo Reveals Details About Upcoming Desktop Web Browser

DuckDuckGo has revealed details about its upcoming desktop web browser, a new entry that promises to offer significant privacy protections.

Brave Search Enters Public Beta

Brave has opened its search engine beta to the world, following an invite-only early access.

DuckDuckGo Testing Email Protection Service

DuckDuckGo is testing a new email protection feature, designed to combat email trackers.

Microsoft Bing Not Showing Image Results for Tiananmen ‘Tank Man’

Microsoft is facing accusations of censorship as users the world over are unable to bring up pictures of the Tiananmen “tank man.”

EFF Partners With DuckDuckGo, Adopts Its HTTPS Dataset

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is partnering with DuckDuckGo to include the latter’s HTTPS dataset in its HTTPS Everywhere browser extension.

DuckDuckGo Calls Out Google’s Apps For Spying On Users

DuckDuckGo is mincing no words in calling out Google’s apps for spying on users and not respecting their privacy.

DuckDuckGo Hits 100 Million Daily Searches

Privacy-oriented search engine DuckDuckGo has crossed a major threshold, passing 100 million daily searches.

Google’s Problems Worsen: State Lawsuits May Be Coming In Weeks

Google’s antitrust issues are on the verge of getting much worse, as Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton warns state lawsuits may be coming.

DuckDuckGo Adds Apple-Powered Driving and Walking Directions

DuckDuckGo has announced new mapping features with driving and walking directions, powered by Apple Maps.

DuckDuckGo Experiences Major Growth

DuckDuckGo, the privacy-first search engine, is experiencing record growth as customers become more concerned about protecting their privacy.

DuckDuckGo Releases Tracker Radar to Expose Hidden Tracking

DuckDuckGo is the preeminent privacy-oriented search engine and the company is taking it a step further by releasing a tool to help expose hidden tracking.

Verizon Launches OneSearch, A Privacy-Focused Search Engine

Verizon has announced the launch of OneSearch, a brand-new search engine focused on privacy, according to a press release. Privacy is increasingly becoming a major factor for tech companies, governments and users alike. The European Union’s Genera Data Protection Regulation…

Google Finds A Way To Profit From EU Antitrust Ruling—At Bing’s Expense

Last March Google was fined a record $5 billion by the EU over antitrust charges related to the company tying its browser and search engine to the Android OS. It appears the company has found a way to abide by…

DuckDuckGo Had Over 100 Million Searches In July

As terms like “NSA” and “PRISM” start to embody the modern-day bogey man for many who take ideas like privacy seriously, a small, but increasing amount of web users alter their behavior accordingly. This means leaving popular services like Google,…

DuckDuckGo Launches New ‘Search & Stories’ App

DuckDuckGo has had an Android app available for a couple years, and now it has finally launched an update, calling the app Search & Stories, and launced it for iOS too. The app lets users search anonymously, much like the…