Mashable: Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo is now part of Google Chrome’s search engine options

Mashable: Privacy-focused DuckDuckGo is now part of Google Chrome’s search engine options. “Google has made a curious addition to its Chrome browser. With the release of Chrome 73, the browser has added the pro-privacy DuckDuckGo to its suite of default search engines, alongside Google, Yahoo, and Bing.”

DuckDuckGo CEO testifies: Privacy legislation isn’t ‘anti-advertising’ (Search Engine Land)

Search Engine Land: DuckDuckGo CEO testifies: Privacy legislation isn’t ‘anti-advertising’. “DuckDuckGo Founder and CEO Gabriel Weinberg testified Tuesday morning before the Senate Judiciary Committee on online privacy. The committee was holding a hearing on GDPR, CCPA and potential U.S. privacy legislation.”

Search Engine Journal: DuckDuckGo Responds to Claims of Using Fingerprinting to Identify Users

Search Engine Journal: DuckDuckGo Responds to Claims of Using Fingerprinting to Identify Users. “DuckDuckGo has responded to accusations that it uses browser fingerprinting to identify its users. These claims were made on the message board of security software company Whonix.”

Search Engine Land: DuckDuckGo broke 9 billion searches in 2018, and it’s growing

Search Engine Land: DuckDuckGo broke 9 billion searches in 2018, and it’s growing. “DuckDuckGo, the privacy-focused search engine, posted on Twitter this week that in 2018 they surpassed 9 billion searches for the year. To give you a comparison, in 2016 they did 4 billion searches. Not too long ago, in October, they reported doing 30 million queries per day.”

Business Insider Australia: We compared Google Search with Bing and DuckDuckGo to find the best search engine out there — and the race was closer than we expected

Business Insider Australia: We compared Google Search with Bing and DuckDuckGo to find the best search engine out there — and the race was closer than we expected. “Switching your search engine is not something to be taken lightly – it’s our internet lifeblood. We rely daily on algorithms we don’t understand to surface the exact article we’re looking for. And if for some reason it’s not at the top of our results – even if the search we entered was a half-baked string of words – we get frustrated.”