Apple today released Safari 7.1 for OS X Mavericks.

Apple’s release notes (below, verbatim) contain an oblique slam on Google.

The update:
• Adds DuckDuckGo, a search engine that doesn’t track users, as a built-in option in the search field
• Encrypts all Yahoo searches from the search field
• Improves Reader compatibility with all websites
• Improves AutoFill compatibility with all websites

For detailed information on the security content of this update, please visit http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222

The update is available through Software Update in the Mac App Store.

MacDailyNews Take: Ladies and gentlemen, the gloves are now off!

Google’s going to rue the day they got greedy by deciding to try to work against Apple instead of with them.MacDailyNews, March 9, 2010

MacDailyNews Note: To change your Safari default search engine to DuckDuckGo, a search engine that doesn’t track users: Safari > Preferences > General: Default search engine: DuckDuckGo.

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