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Vivaldi Blog

Latest news, browser tips and insights from the Vivaldi team

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.

Our ally, the Master Build

April 6, 2018

Exactly two years ago, Vivaldi 1.0 arrived. Get ready to give two minutes of your reading time to know what this number is all about.

Your browser, antivirus and other network intercepting software

April 4, 2018

We continue our series on privacy and security by taking a closer look at software that relies on intercepting network connections such as antivirus, parental control and debugging software. Should you be using those?

See you in Japan

April 3, 2018

In 2018 we’ve made it our goal to meet as many of our Japanese users as possible. Tell us where in Japan to go! Read on.

Shared networks, tracking and fingerprinting

March 26, 2018

In our series on privacy and security, we look at tracking and how shared access to computers or networks affects your privacy. We also show you common mistakes to avoid if you want to start taking control of your privacy.

The basics of web browser security: an introduction

March 23, 2018

In a series of blog posts, we look into some of the most important aspects of online privacy and security.

Gabriel Weinberg, CEO and founder of DuckDuckGo

Meeting Gabriel Weinberg, Founder & CEO of DuckDuckGo

March 22, 2018

We caught up with Gabriel ahead of today’s launch to chat about all things privacy – from why you should drop Facebook and Google, to why he thinks it’s so important that people take steps to protect their privacy online.

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.

Vivaldi: A browser and a community

March 13, 2018

How are Vivaldi.net and Vivaldi.com related? Do you need to create an account to use our services? Let’s clear up some common questions about what it means to be a member of the Vivaldi Community.

Gwen: A woman with a spirit of a dragon

March 8, 2018

On International Women’s Day, we catch up with Gwen-Dragon, Vivaldi’s Soprano tester, active moderator and top poster on the forum. Sounds impressive? Read on.