Google Chrome adds the privacy-first DuckDuckGo as a default option


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.

As per TechCrunch, the addition was spotted in the changes for Chrome, and the option will be available in 60 markets around the globe. 

Launched in 2008, DuckDuckGo has been lauded for its privacy focus, hitting 30 million daily searches last October. The search engine doesn’t track users, nor does it store their personal information. Read more…

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