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Competing With Google Isn’t Scary When You’ve Done It Before

Opera’s co-founder says launching a web browser to compete with Google, Microsoft and Apple isn’t as nuts as it sounds.

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Fighting the dominance of Google, Microsoft Corp., and Apple Inc. is a battle many smaller companies lose. But for Jon von Tetzchner it’s ground well-trodden.

The Norwegian entrepreneur co-founded the company that developed the Opera web browser in the mid-1990s – then competing with Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, and industry leader Netscape Navigator – which made its debut on the Nasdaq Global Select Market last week.