Category: Opera Software

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 10th

By | May 10, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 10th

Thanks to mabdul and RamaSubbu SK for links.

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Opera Buys FastMail

By | April 30, 2010 | 7 Comments

Opera Buys FastMailToday, Opera Software has announced the acquisition of Aussie email provider FastMail.FM for an undisclosed amount of money.

According to company press release statement, this move will help Opera to expand its current messaging product portfolio and deliver cross-platform messaging to a wide range of devices, including computers, mobile phones, TVs and gaming consoles.

“The newest generation of Web users will discover the Web through a mobile device. Having world-class messaging capability alongside a rich and compelling Web experience is essential. By combining forces, Opera and FastMail.fm can offer messaging on any device. This will enhance the value Opera provides to consumers, while assisting our operator partners in reducing customer churn,” said Rolf Assev, Chief Strategy Officer at Opera Software.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, April 26th

By | April 26, 2010 | 3 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 26th

Thanks to Daniel Hendrycks, Ichann, mabdul, Nox and Oliver for links.

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What Will the Browser Look Like in 5 Years?

By | April 23, 2010 | 45 Comments

O’Reilly Radar has posted a short interview with Opera’s Chief Standards Officer, Charles McCathieNevile about web browsers future, cloud computing as well as devices like tablet PCs and mobile phones.

Read.

Thanks to mabdul for this.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, April 19th

By | April 19, 2010 | 5 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 19th

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100 Million Opera Users

By | April 14, 2010 | 14 Comments

100 Million Opera Users
After tripling it’s downloads more than a month ago, Opera Software has announced, that company has now more than 100 million active users worldwide, using Opera Mini and Opera Desktop web browsers.

“Opera’s record growth shows that we are on the right track, and that as user needs grow, we are growing right along with them,” said Lars Boilesen, CEO, Opera Software.

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iTunes Store Top 10 Apps (Pic)

By | April 14, 2010 | 5 Comments

iTunes Store Top 10 Apps (Pic)

Via Haavard blog.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, April 12th

By | April 12, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Browsers Recap, April 12th

Opera Not Happy with Ballot Screen

By | April 6, 2010 | 63 Comments

Opera Software has reported a possible problem to European Union and Microsoft, where in rare cases; ballot screen would be hidden by Internet Explorer configuration windows.

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Opera Mini Makes Big Money

By | March 31, 2010 | 3 Comments

Opera Mini Makes Big MoneyIn the recent report, released by Opera Software, company claims that mobile browser Opera Mini generates about $1.2 billion/year in revenue for operators worldwide, thanks to its data compression technology.

“In February 2010, people browsing with Opera Mini (in the top 10 countries according to unique users) spent approximately 103.8 million dollars. That figure translates to approximately 1.2 billion dollars per year.”

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