The Norwegian browser Vivaldi browser is partnering with the French search engine Qwant, which focuses on user privacy. As Europe’s only browser, Vivaldi also considers privacy to be one of its highest priorities, and the company expects the new alliance to provide its users with more privacy-focused search options. In the midst of Google’s anti-trust […]
Jon von Tetzchner, the Icelandic co-founder and longtime lead of Opera Software, was in Brussels yesterday as part of a press tour to discuss his new startup, Vivaldi, which, coincidentally, is a browser software company that at least party competes against Opera. I caught up with von Tetzchner in the morning, and interviewed him at […]
They (justifiably) took their time, but Vivaldi today announced the first major release of its desktop browser for power users, creatively called Vivaldi 1.0. Helmed by Jon von Tetzchner, who co-founded and led Opera Software for many years, Vivaldi is all about adding features and personalization options for “the web’s most demanding users”. Indeed, the […]
Twenty years after co-founding Opera Software (and a few years after his departure), Jon von Tetzchner is at it again with Vivaldi Technologies, a startup building a Web browser for ‘power users’.