Language support in Findx

We support multiple languages, but how (and which are they)? Are Czech results useful to Slovaks? Can Italians read Spanish? We don’t support all languages, unfortunately The Internet is large. We did consider crawling the entire Internet but quickly decided against it due to space limitation and because it would require at least one person … Continue reading Language support in Findx

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Online privacy events: Data Privacy Day and Safer Internet Day

This year’s Data Privacy Day and Safer Internet Day are back-to-back, and as part of our efforts to support both events, we are launching a new website aimed at helping families take better care of their online privacy. Activate Privacy provides you with a number of small, actionable steps that you can follow that will help … Continue reading Online privacy events: Data Privacy Day and Safer Internet Day

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December roundup – Danish result improvements, instant answers and more!

Improving results at Findx We’ve been tackling the problem of the quality of results in a number of ways here at Findx. Improve results in one language to improve them all Now that Findx has been in public beta for some time, we are focusing on improving the index. But testing various tweaks to see … Continue reading December roundup – Danish result improvements, instant answers and more!

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To index or not to index, that is the policy question

If we are allowed to crawl a site in general, are there any exceptions we make? As a follow-up to our post about robots.txt challenges we now come to the question of what to do if we are allowed to crawl, because we may not want to or we may get a different restriction in … Continue reading To index or not to index, that is the policy question

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Findx goes mobile – Private search apps for iOS and Android are now available

Findx is now available as a native app for iOS and Android devices: Search and browse the internet in private and be pestered by fewer ads with the built-in advertisement and tracking blocker. The Findx apps are now available in the App Store and Google Play, and you can now take advantage of browsing and … Continue reading Findx goes mobile – Private search apps for iOS and Android are now available

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European Conference on Data Ethics 2017 wrap-up

We had a fantastic time at the first ever European Conference on Data Ethics in Copenhagen on 29 September. It was great to reach out to other companies and individuals who are passionate about protecting digital privacy. The location for the conference was quirky but fascinating – an old train station was converted to a … Continue reading European Conference on Data Ethics 2017 wrap-up

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM), now running for the 14th year in a row, and while many activities are focused on families and employees in America, we can all take this opportunity to have a look at our own online habits and privacy! Online security has hit the headlines more regularly in … Continue reading National Cyber Security Awareness Month

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The flavour of summer – Findx updates and our bot’s behaviour

We hope everyone had a fantastic summer! Even though we haven’t posted often here, we’ve been working hard in the background. We also took the opportunity to take a little time off and enjoy the delightful taste of all kinds of seasonal berries and the classic Danish “Rød grød med fløde” Findx has been updated! … Continue reading The flavour of summer – Findx updates and our bot’s behaviour

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A good time to look at alternatives to Google

VIDEO: © European Union, 2017   /   Source: EC – Audiovisual Service The EU has fined Google for a sum of €2.42 billion for breaching antitrust rules. Google was found to have prioritised their shopping comparison services in their search results, and demoting their competitors. In other words, Google has abused their market dominance – … Continue reading A good time to look at alternatives to Google

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Private search vs. personalised search

You will be most familiar with personalised search, where search results are tailored to match what you have previously found interesting, and include pages that are similar to ones you may have looked at during a recent browsing session. Personalised search makes it more comfortable and easier to find what you expect to find. But … Continue reading Private search vs. personalised search

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