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Would you pay to use an ad-free search engine that doesn’t collect your data?

Google has dominated the search engine market for the past two decades, but the company makes most of its money from advertising. So it’s no surprise that the company gathers a lot of data about users of its search engine (and other products) in order to deliver targeted ads. But there are a growing number […]

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Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine to be searchable by 2017

If Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information, the Internet Archive‘s is to preserve that information. In addition to providing a huge archive of music, videos, software, and text, the Internet Archive maintains snapshots of websites as they existed in the past. The organization’s Wayback Machine can show you what Google looked like in 1999, or what […]

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Windows 10 tip: Use Google for Cortana web searches (with Firefox or Chrome)

One of the most noticeable new features in Windows 10 is the Search bar next to the Windows Start button in the taskbar. Type anything into that little bar and Windows Search or Cortana (if you’ve enabled Cortana) will bring up content from you computer or the web. Want to know what time it is […]