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Opera adds power-saving mode to its browser

Opera is on a roll lately. Over the last few weeks, the company added a built-in ad blocker and VPN service to its desktop browser, for example. Today, the company is launching a new early release d

Opera backs IAB’s ‘Lean’ effort to make ads less annoying — with caveats

Opera looks to be throwing the ad industry a bit of a bone on the ad-blocking front by saying it wants to work with the IAB on a standardization effort around so-called Lean ads, perhaps with a view t

Opera brings built-in VPN service to its browser

When Opera acquired the virtual private network (VPN) service SurfEasy last March, it obviously did so to build that technology into its browser and maybe its Opera Max data-savings app. It took more

Opera adds a built-in ad blocker to its desktop browser

There has been a lot of talk about mobile ad blocking lately, but on the desktop, this is an old phenomenon. Until now, however, desktop ad blocking was all about plugins. But Opera is about to chan

Facebook’s Plan to Monopolize The Internet In India Should Be Defeated

Despite rebranding its free Internet.org ‘walled garden’ of apps plan in India under the new name of “Free Basics,” Facebook remains in direct violation of an open internet. Facebook’s first

For The First Time, The Majority Of Opera Software’s Revenue Came From Mobile Ads

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.opera.com">Opera Software</a> may be best known for the desktop and mobile web browser of the same name, but it's increasingly becoming a mobile ad company, as show

Confirmed: Opera Buys Mobile Video Ad Platform AdColony For Up To $350M

This just in: Opera has confirmed that it has <a target="_blank" href="//www.operasoftware.com/press/releases/general/2014-06-24">acquired AdColony</a> -- a deal that we had <a href="https://beta.tech

Opera Buys Rich Media Mobile Ad Startup Apprupt, As Q1 Sales Rise 40%

Opera Software, the Norway-based company that makes browsers for mobile and other devices, today reported its quarterly results and announced another acquisition along the way: apprupt, a mobile start

Opera Hits 200 Million Users; Debuts A New Featherweight Look And More In Version 11.5

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/opera-logo-png.png" />When you're in fifth place in the browser races, there's room to be a little goofy. That's why it can be a pleasu

Opera Mini 6 For iOS – A Better Browser For iPhone And iPad? (Screenshots)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/photo-1.png" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/opera-software">Opera Software</a> makes some damn fine browsers, as <a href="http

Opera Teams Up With Telling To Develop A Mobile Browser For The Chinese Market

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/opera.png" class="shot2" /> Browser developer <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/opera-software">Opera Software</a> has established a

App Stores At War As GetJar Bans Opera Mini: "We All Have To Make A Living"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/getjar.png" class="shot2" /> Begun, the alternative app stores war has. According to a <a href="http://twitter.com/#!/GetJar/status/45356876

Exclusive: Opera To Show Off Browser For Windows 7 Tablets, Netbooks At CES

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/opera-win7.png" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/opera-software">Opera Software</a> on Monday <a href="http://my.opera.com/choos

Opera Hits 150 Million Users, Announces The Milestone In A Super Creative Way

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/opera.png" /> "Check out <a href="http://www.opera.com">Opera.com</a>", a spokesperson for the eponymous Norwegian software company asks me.

Behold Opera Mobile For Android: Speedy, Pinch-To-Zoom, Geolocation And More

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/opera-for-android.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/opera-software">Opera Software</a> has <a href="http://www

First Alpha Of Opera 11 Released, Developers Can Now Build Extensions

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/o11a_win_ext_yr1.png" /> <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/10/14/coming-soon-opera-mobile-for-android-desktop-browser-extensions/">A

The Father Of CSS Talks HTML5, CSS3 (A TCTV Interview)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/wium-lie.png" class="shot2" /> Lots of abbreviations in the title and URL, but with an audience like TechCrunch's I'm not too worried about t

Exclusive Video: Opera Mobile Running On An Android Phone (TCTV)

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/opera-mobile-oem.png" class="shot2" /> By now, I assume you've heard that <a href="http://www.crunchbase.com/company/opera-software">O

Opera 11 To Come With Extensions: Calls For An Interview And A Demo (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/arnstein.png" class="shot2" /> So <a href="http://my.opera.com/chooseopera/blog/2010/10/14/opera-11-will-have-extensions">browser extensions<

Opera In Numbers (It's Pretty Huge)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/opera.png" class="shot2"> Evidently most of the <a href="http://www.techmeme.com/#a101014p10">coverage</a> on <a href="http://www.crunchbase
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