Posts Tagged ‘IxQuick’

DuckDuckGo, Startpage and Ixquick Search Engines are Doing Well

Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Apparently, 2015 was a banner year for some of the lesser-known search engines …

The search engines DuckDuckGo, Startpage and Ixquick are doing better than ever according to statistics released by DuckDuckgo and Surfboard Holding BV. DuckDuckGo traffic climbed from an average of 7.1 million daily direct searches to more than 11.2 million daily searches in year’s time, and Startpage/Ixquick too reported an all-time high on November 30, 2015 when daily searches crossed the 6 million mark for the first time.


Startpage and Ixquick Search Engines Improve User Privacy Further

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

When it comes to search engines, the more alternatives that are available, the better …

Search engines like DuckDuckGo, Startpage or Ixquick have seen a surge in visitors ever since the PRISM story broke on the Internet. The search engine DuckDuckGo nearly tripledĀ  its daily requests and broke the four million request mark a couple of days ago for the first time in history. It is interesting to note that Startpage’s traffic nearly doubled as well in the past three months.


Google Search Alternative IxQuick

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Here’s an interesting search alternative for those who are frustrated with ad-heavy search results …

Ever since Google starting pumping up the results of their search engine with all kind of nonsense – read first and third party advertisement mainly but also other stuff like the unfair favoring of big brands – I have been looking for an alternative. And while I have found it in Bing, I have to admit that Bing is still not on pair with Google Search once the queries get complicated.