Brave Search removes recent connections to Bing – Computer – News

Brave Search says it has removed the last remaining links to Microsoft Bing. Until recently, about 7 percent of all Brave Search searches were processed through Bing.

According to the privacy-focused browser, “total independence has always been Brave’s main goal,” and relying on “big technology” wasn’t a good fit for that. So the search engine is used According to Brave From now on a completely private index without using the Bing search engine API. The user may still have some problems with that: “Removing all requests through the Bings api may have an impact on certain searches and, in some regions, language-specific search results.” Brave encourages users to share as much feedback as possible, which is made easy by placing a dedicated button below the search bar.

As a bonus feature of the independent search index, Brave is also likely to save some money with this because Microsoft lowers the price of using the Bing API next month. significantly increases. Depending on the restrictions on the maximum number of transactions per second, the average subscription will cost three to ten times what it used to be from May 1. With 22 million searches per day, about 7 percent of which were done via Bing, Brave Search spent nearly $11,000 per day on Bing search results based on old prices for an S1 subscription. With the new prices, that would be about $38,500 per day.

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