US: Google adds DuckDuckGo option in Chrome

The latest Google Chrome web browser update has a pleasant surprise in store for users who value their privacy. The Chromium engine under the hood of the browser has been tweaked to add DuckDuckGo to the default search engine list.

The changes, which appear to have been pushed out with the Chromium 73 stable release on March 13, come at a time when Google is facing rising privacy and antitrust scrutiny and accusations of market distorting behavior at home and abroad.

Many governments are now actively questioning how competition policy needs to be updated to rein in platform power and help smaller technology innovators get out from under the tech giant shadow.

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