20 Mar 2019

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More than 200 million Android users in Europe will soon be asked to choose their new favorite browser

Oslo - Soon, more than 200 million Android users in Europe will be able to choose their favorite browser. In a blog post, Google has outlined that it will "…do more to ensure that Android phone owners know about the wide choice of browsers and search engines available to download to their phones. This will […]

20 Mar 2019 5:36pm GMT

Opera launches built-in VPN in its Android browser

Enhance privacy and security with free and unlimited browser VPN service Oslo, Norway, 20 March, 2019: Opera, the Norwegian browser developer, released a new version of its mobile browser, Opera for Android 51, which now features a built-in VPN service. The new browser VPN is free, unlimited and easy to use. When enabled it gives […]

20 Mar 2019 8:30am GMT

15 Mar 2019

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Opera Touch wins iF Design Award 2019 in Gold

Munich - Opera Touch won the top distinction in this year's iF DESIGN AWARD, the iF gold award. From 6,375 submissions, only few were awarded the gold by the independent expert iF jury. The winning Opera Touch, won a gold award in the discipline Communication, in the mobile app category. The jury released the following […]

15 Mar 2019 3:02pm GMT

26 Feb 2019

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New partnership with Opera Browser protects identity and privacy while browsing on the HTC EXODUS 1

HTC'S EXODUS 1 Expands Privacy and Security for Worldwide UsersHTC'S EXODUS 1 Expands Privacy & Security for Worldwide Users The EXODUS 1 challenges big data business models of large tech companies New partnership with Opera Browser protects identity and privacy while browsing on the HTC EXODUS 1 Following validation from the crypto community, the HTC […]

26 Feb 2019 8:17am GMT

22 Feb 2019

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Opera Touch introduces the cookie dialog blocker and fixes the broken Web on iOS

Opera Touch now allows people to block annoying cookie dialogs on websites. The cookie dialog blocker, a feature previously released in Opera's Android browser, allows iPhone and iPad users to have a neater browsing experience. Oslo - The cookie dialog blocker is a feature that no one knows they want until they try it. It […]

22 Feb 2019 8:28am GMT

19 Feb 2019

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Opera for Android hits version 50

The feature-packed Norwegian browser features a publisher-friendly ad blocker Oslo, Norway, 19 February, 2019 - Today, Opera announced the latest update of its acclaimed mobile browser, Opera for Android 50. The latest version of the mobile browser features a new version of its fast ad blocker, which now allows users to toggle it on or […]

19 Feb 2019 8:30am GMT

06 Feb 2019

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Opera lets users easily buy crypto directly from the browser

Thanks to a partnership with cryptocurrency brokerage firm Safello, users in Sweden, Norway and Denmark will be able to easily top up their Ethereum-wallet Oslo - Today, Opera announced that the first Web 3-ready browser, Opera for Android, will now let people easily buy cryptocurrencies on their mobile phones. The Opera browser for Android now […]

06 Feb 2019 8:30am GMT

13 Dec 2018

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Opera launches first Web 3-ready browser for Android

New blockchain browser with crypto wallet is ready for download Opera announced the launch of the first Web 3-ready browser at Hard Fork Decentralized London today. The Opera browser for Android devices now features crypto wallet integration and Web 3 support. With the newest version of Opera, people who use the traditional web now also […]

13 Dec 2018 12:51pm GMT

06 Nov 2018

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Time to fix a broken web with Opera browser for Android

Starting today, the new version of Opera browser for Android allows people to block annoying cookie dialogs on webpages. The recent introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was intended to provide users with vastly improved control of their online privacy. However, an unforeseen consequence has been a sharp increase in often complex and […]

06 Nov 2018 12:38pm GMT

05 Nov 2018

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Opera Announces $30 Million Strategic Investment in StarMaker

StarMaker is a fast-growing music-oriented social media platform Opera Limited (Nasdaq: OPRA), one of the world's leading browser providers and an influential player in the field of integrated AI-driven digital content discovery and recommendation platforms, today announced that it has completed a strategic investment in StarMaker Inc., a fast-growing technology-driven social media company focused on music and […]

05 Nov 2018 12:36pm GMT

04 Sep 2018

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The story of Emminex: Opera Mini and Worldreader International Literacy Day 2018 Celebration

Get to know Emminex, the Game of Thrones fan and Opera Mini user who writes poems inspired by fantasy books he finds in the Worldreader app Emminex is a very avid reader who reads for at least four hours every day on his mobile phone. He loves writing poetry and seeing animated films. He's a...

04 Sep 2018 2:55pm GMT

08 Jun 2018

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Opera for Android 46 comes with themes and night mode

The Opera for Android team has been busy adding a lot of new things for you in the latest version. We listen to comments and suggestions from our users, and we know that personalization and customization are valued. Themes We are happy to announce themes! Now you can browse with your own style. Tweak the...

08 Jun 2018 9:53am GMT

08 Mar 2018

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Happy International Women’s Day – The women behind the Opera browser Part II

Today is International Women's Day, the day where women from different fields, educational levels and backgrounds are recognized and celebrated all around the world for their achievements. Presently, women make up just 17% of the tech workforce, thus more and more women are encouraged to pursue careers in tech. Initiatives such as Girls who Code...

08 Mar 2018 1:46pm GMT

Happy International Women’s Day – The women behind the Opera browser Part I

Today is International Women's Day, the day where women from different fields, educational levels and backgrounds are recognized and celebrated all around the world for their achievements. Presently, women make up just 17% of the tech workforce, thus more and more women are encouraged to pursue careers in tech. Initiatives such as Girls who Code...

08 Mar 2018 10:34am GMT

20 Feb 2018

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Google Chrome turns on BAS ad blocking – a step forward or too little, too late?

Almost two years ago, we released the first versions of the Opera browsers with native ad blockers. We made the decision to integrate an opt-in ad blocker into our browsers as we observed a surge in installations of extension-based ad blockers. When we asked people why they used ad blockers, the answer was clear: they...

20 Feb 2018 11:31am GMT

30 Jan 2018

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Warning: iPhone X scam. Fake: “FREE Apple iPhone X Visitor Browser Opinion Survey” competition

We are currently observing many websites claiming that your browser developer (or your Internet connection provider) has chosen you (or your IP address) to complete a survey, provide personal information or buy some gadgets to win a free iPhone. Unfortunately, this is a scam. These websites are in no way related to the companies mentioned,...

30 Jan 2018 4:16pm GMT

27 Jan 2018

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Data Privacy Day: Tips & tricks on staying safe online from Opera

The Data Privacy Day on January 28 is a date we particularly care about at Opera, since maintaining our users' privacy has always been important to us and remains a task we care about deeply. Today, we would like to use this opportunity to share some tips and tricks that will help you make sure...

27 Jan 2018 11:01pm GMT

26 Oct 2017

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Welcome to the new Opera forums

Hi, We are excited to announce that our new forums page is ready. Our revamped community site features a new forums engine, a new visual theme, reorganised and tidied categories, an improved search engine, a simplified yet enhanced posts composer and many other features. Users of our old forums site will be able to log...

26 Oct 2017 4:39am GMT

12 Jul 2017

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Join us to fight for net neutrality

At Opera, we've always fought against all kinds of technical thresholds that could slow down the speed of internet for almost two decades with using our compression technology. They are the device hardware that does not have enough CPU power or memory to render web pages, crowded Wi-Fi network, or web pages filled with oversize...

12 Jul 2017 4:00am GMT

17 May 2017

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Ads eat more than half of the page loading time

While advertising is an important part of the internet, much of today's web is plagued with slow loading ads. Cumbersome ads are one of the main reasons why people choose to use an ad blocker. These ads are also a major issue for the websites themselves. To illustrate the problem, we have released results from...

17 May 2017 11:28am GMT