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Privacy is not just a personal matter

January 28, 2019

The loss of our privacy is a loss for society and democracy. In a surveillance society, the impact of data collection is not just personal because collective privacy is lost too.


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How a browser protects your privacy

January 24, 2019

The browser is likely the application you use the most on your computer. But what can your browser do to protect your online privacy? Take a look.


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.


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Search suggestions: a privacy-driven feature in Vivaldi

May 14, 2018

No other browser gives you as much fine-grained control over your searches as Vivaldi. Have you ever wondered why there are so many options when it comes to search suggestions?


VPNs, proxies and privacy

April 17, 2018

In our series on privacy and security, we delve into true VPNs, secure and anonymizing web proxies, browser VPNs, and explain what to look for in a VPN service.


5 ways to lock down your privacy

5 Ways to Lock Down Your Privacy

January 28, 2018

Our friends at DuckDuckGo, the Internet privacy company, give their top tips on how to secure your privacy online.


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What if privacy becomes history?

October 30, 2017

Watch Jon von Tetzchner in discussion with Warwick Ashford about the ongoing erosion of privacy online and what we should be doing about it.


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Minor update to Vivaldi 1.8 – Privacy fix

April 10, 2017

We have a fixed an issue where private browsing data could be retained.


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Privacy Matters: One step forward, two steps back

April 7, 2017

Vivaldi’s CEO shares his thoughts on the rollback by US Congress of privacy regulations and why protecting our privacy on the web is more important than ever.


Custom browser themes arrive in Vivaldi 1.3

Vivaldi version 1.3 debuts with custom browser themes, enhanced privacy and much more

August 11, 2016

The most customizable browser is now the most colorful! Custom browser themes make their debut in Vivaldi 1.3 along with enhanced privacy and much more.


Snapshot 1.3.534.3 – Better privacy, more mouse gestures and improved hibernation on Linux

July 11, 2016

Today’s snapshot is a big one with almost 70 fixes and improvements, including a new privacy option for WebRTC, tab hibernation for Linux and more mouse gesture possibilities.


A guide to the Address Field drop-down in Vivaldi

A guide to the Address Field drop-down

February 14, 2019

How does the browser decide what results show up when you start typing in the Address Field of Vivaldi? Let’s take a closer look at the Address Field drop-down.


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Vivaldi 2.3 introduces Auto-Stacking in Tabs, addresses the Address Field and more

February 6, 2019

The first release of 2019 has arrived. Streamlines workflow, improves navigation and interaction with the Web.


The 4-year challenge

January 18, 2019

OMG! 4 years gone by! We are celebrating Vivaldi’s 4th anniversary next weekend. And we have a challenge for you. Well, it’s not what you are thinking! We aren’t interested in your wrinkles! 


Meet the Vivaldi team in Oslo in 2019: Announcing the winner

January 15, 2019

Our competition to bring one of you to Oslo to meet the team has come to a close, and we’re now ready to announce the winner!


A letter from Australia

January 9, 2019

At Vivaldi, we truly take pride in talking to our users. Typically, you find us on the forum and on social media. But not this guy! John from Australia surprised us by sending us a proper letter.


It’s time to take control! Your browser matters!

January 2, 2019

Here we give you a few irresistible reasons to make the move in 2019.


To a wonderful year that has gone by! Happy holidays!

December 20, 2018

From new features, releases…… and everything in between, this year has been extraordinary. Before we head into our holiday break, here’s a year-end note by Vivaldi CEO Jon von Tetzchner.


Meet the Vivaldi team in Oslo in 2019

December 5, 2018

Enter our competition for a chance to win a trip to meet the team in Oslo. Tell us in the comments what Vivaldi feature or option makes a difference to you and why. Read on!


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On the road again: Vivaldi’s Iceland meetup and Web Summit 2018

November 20, 2018

Vivaldi CEO Jon von Tetzchner recounts his travels this Fall, to a Vivaldi team meetup in Iceland and his appearance at Europe’s largest tech conference, Web Summit.