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Opera adds a crypto wallet to its mobile browser

The Opera Android browser will soon be able to hold your cryptocurrencies. The system, now in beta, lets you store crypto and ERC20 tokens in your browser, send and receive crypto on the fly, and secu

Browser maker Opera has filed to go public

Norway-based company Opera Ltd. has filed for an initial public offering in the U.S. According to its F-1 document, the company plans to raise up to $115 million. In 2017, Opera generated $128.9 mill

Opera launches a new mobile browser

Opera today announced a new mobile browser, Opera Touch, that shows that there’s still plenty of room for a competitor in the mobile browsing world. Opera Touch takes some ideas from the company

Opera now protects you from cryptojacking attacks

Opera today launched version 50 of its desktop browser. Sadly, this release doesn't come with a cake to celebrate this milestone (not even a tiny cupcake), but the newest release does include a new fe

Opera shuts down Max

Only a few years ago, Opera Max was the rising star in the browser maker’s portfolio. The service offered a system-wide data-saving proxy that funnelled all app data through Opera’s server

Opera’s desktop browser now features quick access to Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram

Opera has been working on a complete redesign of its desktop browser for a few months. Codenamed “Reborn”, the browser is now available as a stable release. All Opera users are going to receive th

Opera doubles down on Africa with $100M plan to make its browser a media platform

Opera, the Norwegian browser-maker that was sold to a Chinese consortium last year, is doubling down on the African market after it announced plans to invest $100 million to grow its business in th

Opera is redesigning its desktop browser with project Reborn

Opera just released a new build of its desktop browser in the developer stream. And this is an interesting one as the company just unveiled a brand new project codenamed “Reborn” — it’s a comp

Opera launches Neon, a new experimental desktop browser

Browsers have gotten boring. After a flurry of innovation, especially around the time Google launched Chrome, things slowed down over the last few years. We’ve seen a few interesting experiments

Opera adds a built-in currency converter to its desktop web browser

Opera's latest trick for its desktop browser is built-in currency conversion. The company added a VPN and an ad blocker in two major releases this year, and now it is simplifying things for the growin

Opera’s desktop browser with a built-in VPN is now available to all

Opera has become the first browser maker to ship a desktop internet browser that includes an unlimited VPN service baked-in.

Microsoft says its Edge browser is still more energy-efficient than its competitors

Once upon a time, browsers were all about getting faster and scoring better on JavaScript benchmarks than their competitors. While speed still matters, many developers have recently focused more on en

Opera says its service for syncing web browser data was hacked

Opera, which recently agreed to sell its browser business in a Chinese consortium, has reset user passwords for one of its services after it servers were breached by hackers.

Opera brings its free VPN service to Android

Earlier this year, Opera launched its free and unlimited VPN service for iOS; today it is bringing the same functionality to Android. Like the iOS version, the Android app is based on Opera’s ac

Opera renegotiates its $1.2B sale down to $600M for its browsers, privacy apps, Chinese JV

Some more developments over at Opera, the browser company based out of Norway. The company announced that an offer to acquire the company for $1.2 billion has now been terminated, and in the meant

Opera’s power-saving mode lands in its stable release channel

A few weeks ago, Opera announced a new feature for its browser on Windows and OS X that aims to make the batteries in your laptop last longer. Until now, this feature was only available in Opera&#821

Opera’s shareholders greenlight $1.2B sale to Chinese consortium

Browser maker Opera's proposed $1.2 billion acquisition by a consortium of Chinese companies just took a major step towards completion after its shareholders voted in favor of the deal.

Opera brings its free VPN service to iOS with a new app, Opera VPN

Following the launch of a built-in VPN service in its web browser last month, Opera this morning debuted a free and unlimited mobile VPN app for iOS devices. Called Opera VPN, the app is designed to p

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’s ad blocker comes to its stable release channel and Opera Mini for Android

Opera today announced that its built-in ad blocker, which was previously only available in the experimental developer release channel, is now coming to all of its desktop users. In addition, it is now
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