December 14, 2017 14/12/2017

Why we care about Net Neutrality (and why you should, too.)

A free and fair playing field is one of the cornerstones of technological development and innovation. As the leader of a tech company that operates worldwide, with a large audience in the United States — as well as an American citizen — I have a vested interest if seeing the Web remain a place accessible to all. If you’re not...
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November 22, 2017 22/11/2017

Failure is a Means, Not an End

We have all experienced failure, both personally and professionally. I believe it’s important not to bemoan the failure – you want to do something about it. That is especially true for companies. Whether the mishap comes from a product launch gone wrong or whether your system is hacked right before an investor meeting, your business is not the first to...
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October 10, 2017 10/10/2017

Volunteering to help our local environment

Last week our Finance team decided to dedicate their quarterly team-building offsite to the preservation of our local environment. Our Finance colleagues rolled up their sleeves to get to work on the removal of invasive plants from a pine grove in Gavà, near Barcelona, as well as in removing garbage and waste in the area. Starting work in El Pinar...
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September 1, 2017 01/09/2017

Living Our Values

I’m often asked what the hardest part of being a CEO is.   You might think right off the bat that it’s the huge responsibility of leading a company – keeping both the people side and the business side afloat – that keeps me up at night. After all, business is tough and people can be even tougher.   But...
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July 5, 2017 05/07/2017

Softonic.com Recognized by Google as a Top Secure Site

Google has published its annual Transparency Report, which tracks the HTTPS status of the world’s top 100 third-party websites, and we are proud to announce that Softonic is part of this list. We take data protection and privacy of our users very seriously and we are committed to offering a secure and safe browsing experience for everyone who visits...
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May 22, 2017 22/05/2017

A New Brand for Softonic

A few months back we told you how we were celebrating a new era at Softonic by inaugurating our new physical space here in Barcelona. Well, that was just the tip of the iceberg. Our new office is just one incarnation of what is somewhat of a reinvention of Softonic and our culture. We’re resetting a lot of things, from...
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February 21, 2017 21/02/2017

Coming Soon: Many More Ways to Solve a Problem

When your business is to serve people and to help them find products that solve their problems or fill a need, you want to be focused on serving those people. That’s why, as CEO, I’ve spent the past two years changing the internal mindset at Softonic from “we’re a download site” to “we help people solve problems”. In doing so,...
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February 20, 2017 20/02/2017

League of Champions: Our Better Life App Challenge Winners

At Softonic, we live and breathe technology and we’re all about solving problems for our users — whether that’s through a download or an app that makes a task easier, or even enhances your life. That’s why last year we launched a call to find the best apps in the world for living up to one of the most important...
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September 21, 2016 21/09/2016

A New Home for Softonic

As a global company, Softonic is literally everywhere and over the years, like our users, our people have been spread across the world and in multiple time zones, making physical space something of a non-issue for us. But today is a big day for physical space at Softonic. For over a decade, Softonic’s “official” home was at the Meridian Building...
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