Bing loses out to DuckDuckGo in Google’s new Android search engine ballot
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Google has announced the alternative search engines it will show to new Android users in the EU, with DuckDuckGo the most frequently offered choice and Bing tied for last place.
EU citizens setting up Android devices from March 1 will be given a choice of four search engines to use as their default, including Google. Whichever provider they chose will become the default for searches made in Chrome and through Android’s home screen search box. A dedicated app for that provider will also be installed on their device.
The “choice screen” is being introduced by Google following an antitrust ruling from the European Union last March….