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Google adds private search engine DuckDuckGo as a default option in Chrome

“According to TechCrunch, who first spotted the search engine, Google is said to have introduced DuckDuckGo as a preferred search option in more than 60 markets globally” reports firstpost.com. The company didn’t share much about the changes to Chromium’s default search engine.The private search engine DuckDuckGo was founded in 2008 and saw 30 million searches in October last year. “We’re glad that Google has recognized the importance of offering consumers a private search option,” a DuckDuckGo spokesperson told TechCrunch when asked about the changes.While previously it required user to install…

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

“We’re glad that Google has finally recognized the importance of offering consumers a private search option in Chrome,” DuckDuckGo wrote in a tweet” writes Johnny Lieu for mashable.com. Another privacy-first search engine, Qwant, was added as a default option, but only in the French market.To change your search engine preferences, you just need to open Settings on Chrome, and select DuckDuckGo next to the “Search engine used in the address bar” option.With the release of Chrome 73, the browser has added the pro-privacy DuckDuckGo to its suite of default search…

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Spyro Reignited Trilogy Finally Adds Subtitles, Motion Blur Options

“The Spyro Reignited Trilogy is finally receiving subtitles and the option to toggle on and off motion blur following months of fans requesting these features” writes Colin Stevens for ign.com. The other major fix coming with the patch is an option to toggle on or off motion blur by going to the camera menu within the options menu.Subtitles can be toggled on and off in the options menu. Source: ign.com

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expanded search engine lists to include pro-privacy rivals in more than 60 markets globally

“Most notably it has expanded search engine lists to include pro-privacy rivals in more than 60 markets globally” reports techcrunch.com. Google has quietly added DuckDuckGo as a search engine option for Chrome users in ~60 markets In an update to the chromium engine, which underpins Google’s popular Chrome browser, the search giant has quietly updated the lists of default search engines it offers per market — expanding the choice of search product users can pick from in markets around the world.Another pro-privacy search rivals, French search engine Qwant, has also…

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Hospitals warned Tuesday that their industry would suffer an $800 billion cut if Democrats succeed in massively expanding Medicare.

“Another less ambitious proposal would turn Medicare into a public option, allowing others beside seniors to buy into it” reports washingtonexaminer.com. A shift of millions to a public option, the report says, would destabilize insurance markets and compound hospital expenses.Hospitals warned Tuesday that their industry would suffer an $800 billion cut if Democrats succeed in massively expanding Medicare.Medicare-X would permit all Americans to the option of buying a public plan, which would cost less than private insurance.Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., would enroll everyone in an expanded government-financed healthcare plan. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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Hyde10: Ten Dolphins-centric thoughts on opening swings of free agency

“Defensive tackle Malcolm Brown was a 32nd overall draft pick in 2015 who the Patriots decided not to tender a fifth-year option” writes Dave Hyde for sun-sentinel.com. Once we get through the raining-money phase of NFL free agency, there will be the value buys.Flowers and left tackle Trent Brown left in free agency, meaning they lost good players at impact positions. Source: sun-sentinel.com

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Reports: Broncos pick up options for CB Harris, WR Sanders

“The Denver Broncos exercised the contract options of top receiver Emmanuel Sanders and cornerback Chris Harris on Monday, according to multiple reports” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The Broncos picked up the $1 million option on Harris, who is due $7.9 million in his final year under contract.Speaking to reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis last month, Broncos general manager John Elway said the team would pick up the option for Sanders. Source: 95kqds.com

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This software engineer didn’t know how to figure out the value of her stock option grants, so she made this simple tool to help

“She says “there’s no way to really know” if your stock options will be worthless or worth billions” writes Finanzen Net Gmbh for businessinsider.com. To get started with TLDR Options, users enter the percentage of ownership they’ve been offered, as well as the funding stage of the company (Ie. Source: businessinsider.com

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Nicola Sturgeon resists calls to abandon BTP merger plans permanently

“A path was cleared for the merger of the two forces when the Railway Policing (Scotland) Act was passed in June 2017, despite criticism from opposition parties, unions and others” reports aol.co.uk. Labour justice spokesman Daniel Johnson questioned the First Minister at Holyrood on whether the merger plan has been “permanently abandoned”.The First Minister said it would be “premature” to rule out any option at this point as she acknowledged work on the way forward was “challenging” and “complex”. Source: aol.co.uk

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