duckduckgo Stories October 9

Privacy-focused browser DuckDuckGo has been using Apple Maps since early 2019 and has been improving the integration steadily. Now DuckDuckGo has launched driving and walking directions to further complete the feature set while keeping your location searches completely private.

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duckduckgo Stories September 17

If you’ve updated to iOS 14, you can now change your default iOS browser to either Firefox or DuckDuckGo if you wish. Both browsers have been approved by Apple to take advantage of the new option to change your default web browser from Safari. (Google’s Chrome had already been approved.)

Both browsers claim that the switch will further boost your privacy protections …

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duckduckgo Stories March 5

DuckDuckGo releases open source web Tracker Radar for individuals, devs, and researchers

Privacy-focused browser DuckDuckGo has made another step in offering a more private web experience today as it released its Tracker Radar. DuckDuckGo also made the resource open source and shared how individuals, developers, and researches can make use of the tool.

duckduckgo Stories November 7, 2019

DuckDuckGo Privacy Essentials now available as Safari extension

DuckDuckGo used to offer a Safari extension for its Privacy Essentials suite — available for Chrome and Firefox browsers — but it was removed due to platform changes in how Safari extensions worked last year. However, now it’s back…

duckduckgo Stories July 16, 2019

DuckDuckGo’s Apple Maps integration now supports dark mode, re-querying, more

DuckDuckGo has updated its integrated maps that are powered by Apple’s MapKit with a handful of new features today. Headlining the maps update is support for dark mode, re-querying, and local autocomplete.

duckduckgo Stories January 15, 2019

DuckDuckGo switches to privacy-focused Apple Maps to ‘set a new standard of trust online’

DuckDuckGo, the popular search engine alternative to Google has announced today that its address and map searches on mobile and desktop are now powered by Apple’s MapKit JS framework. DuckDuckGo is one of the first companies to rely on MapKit for its data and touts the privacy that the move brings to its users.

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