DuckDuckGo gets its results from over one hundred sources, including DuckDuckBot (their own crawler), crowd-sourced sites (like Wikipedia, which are stored in their own index), Yahoo! (through BOSS), Yandex, WolframAlpha, and Bing.
Digia developers working on the Qt tool-kit have decided they will switch from using the WebKit browser engine to instead using Google's "Blink" engine fork for Chromium. The new Qt web rendering engine will be called Qt WebEngine.
Sometimes a simple page and a custom search engine can be very helpful.There is nothing new or technically astounding about uDuck custom search.However having a handy way to search for any Ubuntu based OS help is nice.
In the wake of National Security Agency leaks indicating the agency snoops on data by large tech companies, especially search engines like Google, some search competitors have seen an unprecedented spike in traffic.
I did a cursory search and was amazed at how easy it was to come up with search engines that dont keep records or track their users. One of them, DuckDuckGo, Id forgotten but had played around with it some time back and knew it had a good reputation among people I know in the San Francisco bay area.
Back in late 2010, Google announced a "Chromebook"—a low-cost,entry-level netbook that would run Google's own operating system,ChromeOS. Google's vision of ChromeOS, although based on Linux, basically would be a giant Web browser, with all the apps on the machine runningin the browser.