The number of Internet users has been growing steadily, and now stands at nearly 3.5 billion. And despite the growing popularity of mobile devices and specialized apps, the Internet browser is still the most popular medium for interacting with the World Wide Web for the great majority of users.
A long time has passed since the IT industry was abuzz with browser wars, and when Jón S. von Tetzchner, co-founder and former CEO of Opera Software, announced he’s building a new browser, many were skeptical whether he can start one again. Because – let’s be realistic – making a dent in the browser market is exceedingly hard. Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari and IE have plenty of users and features.
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