Technology

Cruising with a 125-year-old startup

August 1, 2019

Recently, Vivaldi founder Jon von Tetzchner and his family explored Norway’s majestic fjords and the Arctic. Here’s how this journey has energized him for the busy months ahead.

Hotel safe(ty)

July 23, 2019

Off somewhere nice this summer? Like a lot of people traveling, Vivaldi security expert Yngve Pettersen brings along a number of valuable items. His laptop for starters. Are hotels and booking sites taking guest security seriously?

The return of the interns

July 12, 2019

After a great experience last summer, Vilde and Knut have returned to Vivaldi as summer interns. We’ve been catching up with them.

Vivaldi merch stand

What’s Vivaldi’s business model?

July 9, 2019

Browsers have different sources of income. Some use your data in ad networks, push promoted content or use other invasive methods to fund their development. We don’t. Here’s how we make the money we need to keep doing what we’re doing.

Guðmundurs of Vivaldi

The three Gudmundurs of Vivaldi

July 2, 2019

“Guðmundur” is a popular Icelandic name and that goes some way to explain why we have three of them in the team. But it still doesn’t explain how we landed the three most remarkable ones. Let’s meet them.

Hello and good-bye, Magnolia

June 28, 2019

Could June be our favorite month of the year? This is when we all work under the same roof in beautiful Magnolia in Massachusetts. Here’s how we’ll remember this year’s annual summer gathering.

Ad blockers or not – your choice matters

June 4, 2019

Recently, Google announced a change to Chromiums’s extensions system that would disable the API which makes it possible to block ads. Here’s what we think.

Meet you in Reykjavík

May 23, 2019

It’s been a busy week at our office in Iceland where the team is hosting two W3C events for the Technical Architecture Group.

A Windows 10 bug: The back story

April 30, 2019

Recently, we reported a huge Windows 10 performance issue to Chromium. They discovered that the problem was caused by a Windows security feature that is useful for protecting applications like a browser.

Down to Earth

April 21, 2019

On April 22, 1970, millions of people protested the negative impact of industrial development. Almost 50 years later, we’ve turned to technology to solve the Earth’s most urgent problems.

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