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Guillaume Champeau
29 March 2018

Qwant’s unprecedented service failure: our apologies and thanks

This Wednesday, March 28, all Qwant’s infrastructure broke down around 12.00 UTC, and the service could only be restablished hours later, around midnight. Since Qwant’s launch in 2012, it has been by far the longest service failure we’ve had. We are conscious that a search engine is an essential tool … Continue reading “Qwant’s unprecedented service failure: our apologies and thanks”

Guillaume Champeau
27 November 2017

Exodus Privacy: result of our investigation regarding reported trackers

Last Friday, an association called Exodus Privacy published reports about trackers found within Android applications, which reported that three trackers had been detected in our Qwant mobile application for Android. This was a major surprise to us as we always took care of protecting the privacy of our users, including … Continue reading “Exodus Privacy: result of our investigation regarding reported trackers”

Guillaume Champeau
24 November 2017

New Qwant app available now to better protect your privacy!

Today, the Exodus Privacy non-profit association published detailed reports about trackers that are embedded in Android applications. Thanks to their hard work, we were shocked to read that they had also discovered three trackers within the official Qwant mobile application for Android. Two were from Google (Crashlytics and DoubleClick), a third one … Continue reading “New Qwant app available now to better protect your privacy!”

Guillaume Champeau
2 October 2017

True « ePrivacy » is what we need for European entrepreneurship

As a company based in France, with subsidiaries in Germany and Italy, Qwant is very proud to be European, and successfully so. We launched our general search engine in 2013 being confident that European internet users would switch to services that fully respect their right to privacy, as set forth … Continue reading “True « ePrivacy » is what we need for European entrepreneurship”

Team Qwant
7 February 2017

Qwant launches its Android and iOS app : private search and secure shopping

The Qwant app is now available for download on the App Store (iOS) and Play Store (Android). What does the application offer? The privacy-first European search engine on your mobile Secure and fast shopping with the new Liberty browser An application hub with recommended apps to better control your personal … Continue reading “Qwant launches its Android and iOS app : private search and secure shopping”

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