Category: Opera

April, 2009 – Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera Loses; Firefox, Chrome Gains

By | May 11, 2009 | 17 Comments

Despite Internet Explorer 8 release, it continues to lose its market share, this time it fell by 0.72, from 66.82% to 66.10%.

Firefox continues healthy market share growth, this time it increased by 0.43, from 22.05% to 22.48%.

After some hype over Safari 4 Beta, previous month its market share fell by 0.02, from 8.23% to 8.21%.

With more aggressive Chrome promotions all over the web (and soon TV), this browser increased its market share by 0.19, from 1.23% to 1.42%.

Third time in a row, Opera‘s market share keeps falling. This time it fell by 0.02, from 0.70% to 0.68%.

Opera Mini still got 0.07% of the market share.

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Microsoft’s Last Minute Submission (IE Case)

By | May 9, 2009 | 1 Comment

Microsoft's Last Minute Submission (IE Case)Yahoo Tech Writes:

Microsoft says EU regulators will hand Google more dominance of the Internet search business if they go ahead with planned regulations on Microsoft’s Windows operating system, the Financial Times reported.

The FT said on Saturday that the move by Microsoft was contained in a confidential last-minute submission to the European Commission aimed at heading off antitrust action. Continue Reading

Windows 7 Raises New Antitrust Complaints, Report Says

By | May 7, 2009 | 2 Comments

Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system is already drawing complaints from rivals that the OS gives the company’s Internet Explorer browser an unfair advantage. Mozilla and Opera have raised new concerns about Windows 7.

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SK Telecom Selects Opera Mini

By | May 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

SK Telecom Selects Opera MiniOpera Investor Relations:

Oslo, Norway – May 6, 2009 – Opera Software today announced that it has signed an agreement with SK Telecom, the leading mobile operator in Korea. Under the terms of the agreement, SK Telecom will deploy a customized version of the Opera Mini mobile browser.

SK Telecom is Korea’s leading telecoms provider, with over 23 million mobile subscribers. Since its establishment in 1984, SK Telecom has grown into a major player in the global information communications industry. SK Telecom is reaching out beyond Korea into markets such as the U.S. and Asia.

The agreement between Opera Software and SK Telecom includes license, development, support & maintenance and server-hosting fees.

Opera – Jon Von Tetzchner (Interview), Part 3

By | May 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

Opera - Jon Von Tetzchner (Interview), Part 3ITPro.co.uk:

“On the day Opera celebrates its 15th anniversary, we feature our third and final part of our interview with the browser company’s chief executive Jon Von Techzhner.

In it, he explains Opera’s popularity in eastern European countries and the strength of the Opera community there.”

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Opera – Jon Von Tetzchner (Interview), Part 2

By | May 6, 2009 | 0 Comments

ITPro.co.uk:

“In the second part of our three part interview, Opera’s Jon Von Techzhner gives his views on Opera’s one web philosophy, explaining why he thinks mobile phones will be the most important device for providing internet access worldwide.”

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Microsoft Responds to EU Browser Antitrust Charges

By | April 29, 2009 | 10 Comments

Microsoft Responds to EU Browser Antitrust ChargesYahoo News Writes: Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday confirmed it has submitted a formal response to European Union charges that tying the Internet Explorer browser to its Windows operating system violates antitrust rules.
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At the time of the complaint, Opera said it was asking EU regulators to either force Microsoft to market a version of Windows without the browser, or to include other browsers with Windows.

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Happy 15th Birthday Opera!

By | April 28, 2009 | 6 Comments

We would like to wish you a very happy birthday. Thanks for your innovations which helps millions of surfers every day.

Can’t wait to see Opera 10 Beta new features.

P.S. There is a special Opera birthday page, please check it.

Also, comic and a thanks note from Jon.

Opera’s CEO Answers Community Questions

By | April 28, 2009 | 4 Comments

Here you go, a complete list of questions and answers. They were originally posted at Choose Opera blog.

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Questions for Opera CEO, Today at 1 PM

By | April 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

Questions for Opera CEO, Today at 1 PMEarlier this month guys at Opera Software were asking users to submit various questions which would be answered by Opera’s CEO, Jon Stephenson von Tetzchner.

Well, good news, he is going to do that today at 1 PM (UTC/GMT timezone).

The following questions will be asked: Continue Reading