After Revealing Shift To WebKit, Opera Will Buy Mobile Video Optimization Provider Skyfire Labs For $155 Million

Opera Software is buying mobile video optimization and cloud solutions provider <a target="_blank" href="">Skyfire Labs</a> for about $155 million in cash and stock, the Oslo-ba

Skyfire Raises $10M To Bring Its Mobile Optimization Tools To Global Carriers

<a target="_blank" href="">Skyfire</a>, which makes mobile browser products for both carriers and consumers, has raised $10 million in Series D funding. The company's main car

Skyfire Raises $8 Million In A Round Funded By Verizon And Others

After raising just shy of $23 million over the past 5 years, Skyfire today announced that they've raised their second biggest round of funding to date. Coming in at $8 million dollars, this Series C r

Skyfire’s VideoQ Lets You Save Flash Videos To Watch On Your iPhone Later

Until Adobe and Apple work out their differences (Yeah, right) or the entire Internet miraculously switches to using HTML5 for all video content, the Skyfire browser will always have one steadfast sel

SkyFire for iPad Launching Tonight For $4.99 [Update: It's Live!]

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the folks over at SkyFire. They launched their Flash Video-friendly browser for the iPhone back in early November, only to pull it down almost immediately to

SkyFire For iPad Goes Gold, Gets Shipped Off For Apple's Approval

<img src="" /> Just a few weeks back, SkyFire (a browser most known for its ability to play Flash videos on handsets that ot

SkyFire for iPhone Brings The Flash To France, Germany, and Italy

After a slightly rocky (but still crazy fruitful) U.S. launch and a seemingly less painful debut in the U.K., SkyFire for iPhone is continuing its international roll out today. Best known for being th

SkyFire for iPhone goes live in the UK

Just a quick note for all of our friends in the UK: that SkyFire application that was such a big deal just a few weeks back for kinda-sorta allowing Flash video playback on the iPhone? You can get it

SkyFire 3.0 For Android Finds A Friend In Facebook

Given the underwhelming past few years in Flock‘s history and the seemingly lukewarm post-launch response to RockMelt, I’m not entirely convinced that anyone actually wants a bunch of soci

SkyFire Pulls In Nearly $1 Million In Its First Weekend On The App Store

<img src="" /> Just about every time I write about <a href="">SkyFire</a>, the cross-platfo

SkyFire for iPhone pulled from the App Store, and it's not Apple's doing

Didn’t get a chance to check out the Flash-friendly-ish SkyFire browser when it went live in the iPhone App Store earlier today? Sorry Charlie, it’s gone — and not because Apple deci

SkyFire for iPhone now available

After a two month journey, the SkyFire browser’s seemingly endless voyage onto the App Store has come to a successful end. After word got out yesterday that they’d got the green light from

SkyFire for iPhone gets Apple's stamp of approval

Good news, everyone! If you’ve been keeping track of SkyFire’s voyage onto the iPhone, you’ll be happy to know: they just got the thumbs up from Apple. For those counting, it took ju

With SkyFire for iPhone Still Awaiting App Store Approval, We Go Hands-On

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Skyfire Snags Two New Execs: One From Adobe, One From Akamai

<img src="" /> It's been a while since we've heard from Skyfire, the folks behind the Flash-friendly smartphone browse

Sure Enough, SkyFire Announces They've Submitted To The App Store

Just last week, a couple of much-trusted birdies popped into the MobileCrunch office, claiming to have some details on SkyFire (a Flash-friendly mobile browser already available on a number of smartph

SkyFire for iPhone To Be Submitted To Apple Next Week?

<img src="" /> SkyFire. Heard of it? It's the smartphone browser that was chewing through Flas

Skyfire launches their first B2B offering: Skyfire Rocket

We’ve written about Skyfire before. Plenty of times, actually. It’s the smartphone browser that, by way of data-compression proxies (and tiny wizards), can chew through Flash video and oth

Skyfire 2.0 for Android launching today

Back in February, Skyfire (makers of the popular, Flash-enabled smartphone browser of the same name) announced that they’d snatched up Kolbysoft, the company behind the well-established Steel br

Skyfire For Android Beta Leaked! Have some screenshots.

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