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Microsoft will install a Bing Search extension in Chrome on some customer systems

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/23/microsoft-will-install-a-bing-search-extension-in-chrome-on-some-customer-systems/

3 days ago

Microsoft revealed today that it plans to install an extension in Google Chrome called Microsoft Search in Bing for some customers that will make Bing the default search engine in the browser […]

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dnGrep is an open source tool that can search for text inside documents

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/22/dngrep-is-an-open-source-tool-that-can-search-for-text-inside-documents/

4 days ago

The application dnGrep is an open source search tool for Windows that is based on the GREP command-line tool. What can it do? It can search for text content inside documents and […]

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DuckDuckGo Lite: efficient search without ads

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/21/duckduckgo-lite-efficient-search-without-ads/

5 days ago

DuckDuckGo Lite is a tiny resource-friendly search option by the search engine DuckDuckGo that has no advertisement. Users of DuckDuckGo use the search engine for its stance on privacy but also functionality […]

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Google Search displays icons now on results pages

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/19/google-search-displays-icons-now-on-results-pages/

7 days ago

If you are still using Google Search, you may have noticed that Google changed the design of the search results page by adding icons to results. Google does not make changes to […]

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Cookie Quick Manager is a Firefox extension that lets you Search, Delete, Protect site-specific cookies

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/18/cookie-quick-manager-is-a-firefox-extension-that-lets-you-search-delete-protect-site-specific-cookies/

a week ago

Firefox users know that there are many ways to protect their online privacy. One extension that can help you with this is Cookie Quick Manager. You may consider it as an alternative […]

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Google's pitch to retailers: We'll help you, from search to supply chain

https://www.zdnet.com/article/googles-pitch-to-retailers-well-help-you-from-search-to-supply-chain/

2 weeks ago

As retailers at NRF flesh out digital strategies to keep Amazon at bay, Google is introducing new tools to help across their transformation.

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Microsoft Windows 10 Search Indexer Diagnostics

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/12/microsoft-windows-10-search-indexer-diagnostics/

2 weeks ago

Microsoft released a new application for the company's Windows 10 operating system recently that helps administrators troubleshoot Windows Search related issues. Windows Search is a core part of the operating system as […]

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DuckDuckGo is the clear winner of Google's first Android search provider auction

https://www.ghacks.net/2020/01/09/duckduckgo-is-the-clear-winner-of-googles-first-android-search-provider-auction/

2 weeks ago

Google announced plans in 2019 to auction off three of the four positions of a new search provider selection screen on Android devices that are set up for the first time from […]

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Financial services IT chiefs, your storage search is over: Introducing Huawei's all-flash OceanStor Dorado arrays

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/01/08/huawei_oceanstor_dorado_all_flash_arrays/

3 weeks ago

Stable, high performance, with support for rapid growth

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Add a "real" search box to Google Chrome's New Tab Page

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/30/add-a-real-search-box-to-chromes-new-tab-page/

4 weeks ago

Google's Chrome web browser displays a search field on the New Tab Page of the web browser by default. Users of the web browser may have noticed three things: first, that the […]

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ACLU sues America's border cops: Tell us everything about these secret search teams targeting travelers

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/19/aclu_secret_border_search_teams/

a month ago

FOIA lawsuit demands data on Tactical Terrorism Response Teams

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Private.sh Privacy Search Engine first look

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/17/private-sh-privacy-search-engine-first-look/

a month ago

Private.sh is a new search engine that was officially unveiled in November 2019. The search engine is maintained by Private Internet Access, a provider of VPN solutions and other tools, and Gigablast, […]

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How to copy, select and search text in ePub books using SumatraPDF

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/06/how-to-copy-select-and-search-text-in-epub-books-using-sumatrapdf/

2 months ago

SumatraPDF has been our go-to PDF and ePub reader for quite a few years, and I'm sure that some of you may be using it too. I'll admit to using Microsoft Edge […]

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Startpage Search owner changes raise serious questions

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/11/16/startpage-search-owner-changes-raise-serious-questions/

2 months ago

Startpage announced on September 28, 2019 on the official Startpage blog that Privacy One Group Ltd has made an investment in Startpage.com. The announcement revealed that the relationship between the two groups […]

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Google goes full Anti-Flash-ist, boots Adobe's insecure monstrosity out of web search index

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/29/google_to_stop_indexing_flash_files/

3 months ago

Crawler bots to snub animated content starting this year

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Google claims web search will be 10% better for English speakers – with the help of AI

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/28/google_search_ai/

3 months ago

New language model can think in both directions, fingers crossed

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Search for webpages in your history and bookmarks efficiently with the Memex extension for Firefox and Chrome

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/28/https-github-com-worldbrain-memex/

3 months ago

Memex is an interesting web browser add-on that is designed specifically for powerusers. Before you ask, no it's not a meme generator. It is a Vannevar Bush inspired bookmarking/local search engine of […]

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Tinfoil-hat search engine DuckDuckGo gifts more options, dark theme and other toys for the 0.43%

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/10/16/duckduckgo_dark_theme/

3 months ago

Includes setting to turn ads off – stop hissing at the back, Google

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MasterSeeker is a freeware desktop search application for Windows

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/10/16/masterseeker-is-a-freeware-desktop-search-application-for-windows/

3 months ago

We have seen plenty of desktop search applications in the past. There's Everything, which is the favorite of many, UltraSearch or VX Search among other options. If you're looking for something simpler, […]

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Google Drive: How cloud storage and deep search saved my day -- again and again

https://www.zdnet.com/article/google-drive-how-cloud-storage-and-deep-search-saved-my-day-again-and-again/

4 months ago

Once more, cloud storage and good online search have helped solve a serious document retrieval problem. In this case study, David Gewirtz explains how Google Drive helped him get the job done.

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