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DuckDuckGo Articles

Analyst Argues Apple Should Acquire DuckDuckGo Search Engine

Monday June 8, 2020 3:03 pm PDT by
Apple should purchase a search engine to put pressure on Google, Bernstein analyst Toni Sacconaghi said Monday in a research report that was shared by Barron's. Apple and Google don't share details on the amount of money that Google pays to be the default search engine for iOS and Siri, but Sacconaghi estimates that it's around $7 to $8 billion per year, or 30 percent of the estimated $25...

DuckDuckGo's Safari Privacy Browser Extension Now Available for macOS Catalina

Thursday November 7, 2019 4:00 am PST by
Privacy oriented search engine DuckDuckGo today released an updated version of its browser extension for desktop Safari users running macOS Catalina. The launch comes after DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials had to be removed from the Safari extensions gallery following major changes introduced in Safari 12 that made the extension incompatible. From the DuckDuckGo website: As you may be aware,...

DuckDuckGo Enhances Apple Maps Integration, Including Dark Mode

Tuesday July 16, 2019 10:31 am PDT by
DuckDuckGo has been using Apple Maps to power map-related searches on both desktop and mobile since January, and today the privacy-focused search engine announced further improvements to that integration. First, when switching to DuckDuckGo's dark theme, Apple Maps now also automatically switches to a dark appearance. DuckDuckGo has also added a dedicated Maps tab at the top of every...

DuckDuckGo Integrates Apple Maps for Map and Address Searches

Tuesday January 15, 2019 8:12 am PST by
Privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo today announced that it is using Apple's MapKit JS framework to power the map and address-related searches that its users conduct on both mobile and desktop. MapKit JS allows DuckDuckGo to provide users with improved address searches, new visual features, enhanced satellite imagery, and continually updated maps without sacrificing privacy....

Apple Tweaks Safari Marketing Language to Correct Misleading DuckDuckGo Claim

Thursday June 9, 2016 9:13 am PDT by
Earlier this week, Apple tweaked the language on its Safari website to remove the claim that its web browser is the only one to offer non-tracking search engine DuckDuckGo as a built-in option. The original wording was added to Apple's website in October 2014 and remained unchanged until Tuesday night. Before:For example, it’s the only browser to offer DuckDuckGo — a search engine that...