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Jon von Tetzchner
Written by Jon von Tetzchner

Co-Founder/CEO. Been doing browser development since 1994. When I’m not testing Vivaldi browser or reading Vivaldi forums, I enjoy collecting and playing with vintage computers and arcade games. Born in Iceland, with an Icelandic mother and Norwegian father, lived in Norway for many years and currently reside near Boston, MA.

Not again, Microsoft!

September 13, 2018

Some things never change. The issue of Microsoft forcing users to use Edge browser happens again.

Search with Qwant in Vivaldi

Vivaldi now includes Qwant, a search engine that respects your privacy

July 18, 2018

Our latest minor update includes the addition of Qwant as a search option. Read more about our collaboration with the European search engine and get the latest version of Vivaldi below.

Why Vivaldi sponsors a small football team in Iceland

June 25, 2018

Since January 2015, Vivaldi has sponsored a small football club in Iceland. Here Jon von Tetzchner tells why and shares insight into how a small country like Iceland can turn out such a strong team at the FIFA World Cup 2018.

Not your typical Norwegian spring

June 2, 2018

Here’s a glimpse of working at Vivaldi during the sunny month of May. Read on!

See you on the other side of the Atlantic

May 3, 2018

With summer approaching, conference season is around the corner and the days in May look busy. Read more to find out.

Vivaldi 1.15 – Just better.

Vivaldi 1.15 : Just Better.

April 25, 2018

Wondering how to make Vivaldi truly yours? Read more and find out what’s in our latest version update 1.15, launched today

Facebook is no longer a default

April 9, 2018

A link to Facebook will no longer be included in Vivaldi’s Speed Dial by default. Here’s why.

Private Windows, now more private

Private Windows, now more Private

March 22, 2018

Vivaldi makes searching in a Private Window more private. Read on for details of our new collaboration with DuckDuckGo and more.

vertical reader mode in Vivaldi browser

Vivaldi 1.14 – Three years of continuous innovation

January 31, 2018

The first release of the year introduces a vertical reader mode (a first for browsers!), Markdown support in Notes, rearrangeable Web Panels and reordering of search engines.

Happy Holidays and Thank You

December 21, 2017

2017 was significant. Before we head into our holiday break, what made this year so special for us? Let’s find out.