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Meet Storm, A Private Search Engine That Gives To Charity

Alex Kontos, who coded the browser Waterfox in a month at age 16 in 2011, created a business model for a search engine with venture capitalist Andrew Crossland, an investor in the project. The two also pulled in Kevin Taylor, former CEO of Symantec. The search engine offers users online privacy, and directs cash donations to charities. The new engine, Storm, will give a small percentage of any purchases made with participating e-tailers to a growing roster of charitable organizations. The charity will share a proportion of that commission with Waterfox and Storm to fund their ongoing operation.

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