Quick Live News & Custom Web Search

Quick Live News & Custom Web Search

Install the Quick Live News & Custom Web Search extension and click the icon on the toolbar to access top news stories & customized web search from your browser

What is Quick Live News & Custom Web Search?
Quick Live News & Custom Web Search is a Firefox extension designed to keep users updated with top news stories from various preferred sources and tailored search results. It provides a personalized feed based on users' selected topics and news providers. Additionally, the add-on offers convenient access to Yahoo!® search, and provides relevant search results. It collects certain data for analytics and enhancement of user experience, and is committed to user privacy.
Stats
Rating: 3.50 (2)
Version: 1.0.0.5 (Last updated: 2022-02-22)
Creation date: 2021-02-08
Weekly download count: 10
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides search engine: Yes
Permissions:
  • *://quicklivenews.com/
  • tabs
  • storage
Size: 736.38K
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Summary

Configure your browser with the Quick Live News & Custom Web Search extension for access to business news, coverage on sports, science & entertainment, and customized web search.

Stay informed: Get timely updates on major issues and the latest events. Personalize your feed: Select topics of interest and your preferred news sources. Scroll down to read the news: Get latest news updates & access saved articles. Access trending news: Catch up on news that’s trending all around the world. Find relevant results: Enjoy convenient access to Yahoo!® search.

Here’s how we intend to use the data collected by our add-on:

  1. IP address information: Every time you use our add-on, we receive information about your IP address that we use only for analytics & reporting. We collect your IP address when you use the news related tool offered by our extension. We anonymise your IP address and do not trace it back to you, we only use it for analytics and reporting.You have the option to not share this information; however, doing that restricts our ability to provide you all of the extensions features.

  2. Information shared explicitly with us: We collect your inputs including selected news providers and news categories to provide user preferred results through the news tool offered on our Extension.We may collect personal information provided by you, such as your name, email address, and telephone number, as a part of feedback forms. You can be assured that this information is used ONLY to respond to your queries and concerns. It is not shared with third parties.

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User reviews
This seems to be a self-installing piece of the Chinese effort to take over the World Wide web. I am reflexively suspicious of any sort of Custom Web Search which is only customizable by the developer. If you are reading this review, my expectation that all reviews are automatically deleted which are not in Chinese, or maybe not 5-star will have been proved wrong.
by Ol'Ben, 2024-04-07

欢迎光临翻墙部落! 打开天窗,听听外面的声音! 穿越迷雾,寻找人生真谛! https://github.com/osurf/jzdy/blob/master/README.md?
by lili, 2023-01-14

欢迎光临翻墙部落! 打开天窗,听听外面的声音! 穿越迷雾,寻找人生真谛! https://github.com/osurf/jzdy/blob/master/README.md?
by lili, 2023-01-14
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Safety
Risk impact

Quick Live News & Custom Web Search is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Quick Live News & Custom Web Search if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Quick Live News & Custom Web Search has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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