26 Sep '12, 3pm

Happy Birthday, DuckDuckGo: Homegrown Search Engine Turns 4

Happy Birthday, DuckDuckGo: Homegrown Search Engine Turns 4

Tech dreamers with aspirations of creating a search engine to rival Google: take heart in the story of DuckDuckGo. Now celebrating its fourth birthday, this popular alternative engine is growing up before our very eyes. This year has brought about changes and impressive growth for the search engine built by entrepreneur Gabriel Weinberg. He sold his last “baby” (The Names Database) in 2006 for a cool $10 million and used the proceeds to fund his new startup and launch on September 25, 2008. DuckDuckGo now serves between 1.3 million and 1.5 million direct queries per day, on average. In December 2011, they were doing less than half that, with an average of 455,815 direct queries daily and just over 14 million for the entire month. The first few months of 2012, in particular, were a time of great growth. In February, DuckDuckGo reached a million searches a day for the first ...

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