Category: Opera Software

Opera Cuts Its Outlook, Looks For A Buyer

By | August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Opera Cuts Its Outlook, Looks For A Buyer

For the second time in six months, Opera has cut its performance targets by 5-20% (blaming mobile sector) although is still expected to grow its revenues by around 45% year over year to $146 million
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Exclusive Interview With Jon Von Tetzchner

By | June 5, 2015 | 5 Comments

Exclusive Interview With Jon Von Tetzchner

Jon Von Tetzchner, the founder and former CEO of Opera Software, has recently launched his own web browser (Vivaldi) and to celebrate this very occasion, we got you an exclusive interview.

Enjoy.
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Google And Opera Renews The Search Agreement

By | June 3, 2015 | 2 Comments

Google And Opera Renews The Search AgreementIt looks like Google is not prepared to repeat the mistake they made by not extending the deal with Mozilla to (again) become their default search provider. In a recently announced move, Opera Software and search giant have come to an agreement and will be extending their partnership where Google continue to be Opera’s default search engine on both desktop and mobile platforms.

Last time companies have signed a deal back in 2012 with the current agreement set to expire within 2.5 years (at the end of 2017).
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Opera Software Founder & Former CEO, Jon Von Tetzchner, Launches His Own Web Browser!

By | June 2, 2015 | 13 Comments

Opera Software Founder & Former CEO, Jon Von Tetzchner, Launches His Own Web Browser!He’s back! With mouse gestures, tab stacking, 64 bit builds, Linux love and more.

Despite the fact that Jon Von Tetzchner has left Opera Software long time ago (to focus on other things), it looks like his love for web browsers refuses to vanish.

The latest proof comes from a newly released web browser aimed at the power users called Vivaldi and boy does it remind us of the old versions of Opera (minus compatibility issues).
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The State Of Opera Mobile Blog Moderators (Picture)

By | May 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

The State Of Opera Mobile Blog Moderators (Picture)Does such thing even exist?

Now here’s a short story for you. If you want to know how exactly Opera web browser could look to the outsiders who (somehow) found the blog post and checked the official site comments: unmoderated spammers heaven.

Just take a look at this:
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Opera Coast 4.0 Released

By | December 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Just before Christmas, guys at Opera Software have released the final version of Opera Coast 4.0 for your iPhone or iPad. If you need a reminder on what it is, basically, a new web browser that specializes on gestures with all the bars and buttons eliminated.

So what’s new in this build? A news feed, which can be accessed by swiping down; sharing, a support for Opera Turbo and in case you have iOS 8 installed, a support for Apple’s Handoff technology, allowing you to continue browse where you left off (iPhone > Mac, etc.).
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Nokia Store Becoming Opera Mobile Store

By | November 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Nokia Store Becoming Opera Mobile StoreThe restructuring continues.

If you still own a Nokia classic phone, such as: Series 40, Series 60, Symbian, Asha or Nokia X, then here’s an announcement for you:

In the first half of 2015, Nokia Store will be replaced with Opera Mobile Store, which simply means that users will now be redirected to a new destination.

What if you are a developer? According to Opera Software, they will be working closely with Microsoft to developer a clear path on how developers can republish their apps.
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Latest Opera Financial Results Show No Desktop Growth, Declining Revenue

By | October 31, 2014 | 6 Comments

Latest Opera Financial Results Show No Desktop Growth, Declining RevenueOpera’s Q3 2014 financial results are in.

If you are wondering how exactly is Opera Desktop doing after ditching the old rendering engine and having some time to “make the things right” then we have some pretty bleak news.

According to the latest report, the monthly desktop users figure has shown absolutely no growth in the last 5 quarters, in addition to that, the revenue has been declining quarter over quarter (while 3Q13 vs. 3Q14 show identical income).
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Google Chrome & Opera Celebrates Their Birthdays

By | September 2, 2013 | 12 Comments

Google Chrome & Opera Celebrates Their BirthdaysNo cake for you.

If you need an excuse to start drinking on Monday mornings, then we are about to give you two.

As it turns out, Opera Software, which was founded on August 30, 1995, has recently celebrated its 18th birthday, making it one of the oldest browser makers in the world (fun fact: Internet Explorer 1 debuted on August 16, 1995).

Not only that but Google Chrome too was revealed at a similar timeframe (September 2, 2008), which today marks the five years of web browser innovation.
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Opera Software Q2 2013 Financial Results

By | August 21, 2013 | 13 Comments

Opera Software Q2 2013 Financial ResultsEverything is improving but the desktop.

After rebooting its web browsers, I am sure you are all wondering how exactly it did affect the overall Opera growth, especially on desktop.

Well, today we have the answer.

Financial Highlights
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