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European answer to Google that does not sell your data   

Europe has a fast-growing and conscientious alternative to the US giant Google Qwant, a multilingual search engine that does not sell on user data.

Set up in 2013 by eric Léandri, Jean-Manuel Rozan and Patrick Constant, Qwant is available in 16 languages, including French, English, German, Spanish and Italian.

It recently attracted €25million in funding from the European Investment Bank (EIB), and plans to use the money to expand its workforce from its current 60 to 200 by 2017. Most new staff will be based in the company's research and development wing, Pôle R&D, in Nice.

With more than 6million hits a day, Qwant aims to be a pan-European alternative to Google, which dominates the market 93% of internet users worldwide search the web with its search engines.

"An alternative in Europe, five, eight, 10%... it's not bad," said Mr Léandri when asked about his ambitions for Qwant,

Read more at: http://bit.ly/2HHvBRt

Published on March 16, 2018 by Paul Illingworth

 

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