05 Dec 2013
We're now in our fifth day of Opera's Julequiz. Our fourth question was, Who is The New King of Chess? The answer is, Magnus Carlsen. In November 2013, Magnus Carlsen defeated Viswanathan Anand in the World Chess Championship 2013 in Chennai, India. Did you know that he just turned 23 last November 30? Want to tweet […]
05 Dec 2013 2:00pm GMT
04 Dec 2013
Time for day 4 of Opera's Julequiz! But first, the answer to yesterday's question. Our question was, Who was Time Magazine's Person of the Year in 2006? The answer's, You. In 2006, Time Magazine named You as Person of the Year in 2006. Yes, you - and especially all the content many of you have decided […]
04 Dec 2013 2:17pm GMT
03 Dec 2013
Yesterday we asked, What is Opera Mediaworks? The answer is: Opera Mediaworks is a world-leading mobile advertising platform. It is a platform to buy, create and sell mobile, TV, and tablet advertisements. Here's a video clip of Mahi de Silva, CEO of Opera Mediaworks, talking about our recent State of the Mobile Advertising report. So here's the […]
03 Dec 2013 2:00pm GMT
02 Dec 2013
We're now on our second day of Opera's Julequiz! Thanks to everyone who participated on the first day. Each week's winners will be posted every Monday starting December 9. From December 1 to December 25 we're giving out Opera goodie bags and four iPad Minis. Yesterday's question was: Who made this year's viral hit The Fox […]
02 Dec 2013 2:00pm GMT
01 Dec 2013
It's jul as we call it in Norway - or X-Mas and Christmas as it's called in the rest of the world. We're kicking off the season with a julequiz where we will ask one question a day, and where you get a chance to win either an Opera goodie bag or an iPad Mini on selected […]
01 Dec 2013 2:29pm GMT
22 Nov 2013
We've recently released the new Opera browser for Android. It's our best browser for Android tablet yet. While keeping Opera's best-loved features like Off-Road mode, the new Opera for Android comes with a new interface designed for tablet devices. It also includes a tab bar and a button to switch between normal and private windows. To […]
22 Nov 2013 2:07pm GMT
Indonesia's YCAB Foundation has, since 1999, helped the country's youth with several programs which include education for the underprivileged. YCAB (Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa) is a well established non-profit organisation that aims to enable underprivileged youth to be independent through education, entrepreneurship, and economic assistance. Their goal is to transform the lives of five million people by 2015 and we are […]
22 Nov 2013 10:02am GMT
20 Nov 2013
Today, we're releasing Opera 18 for Android. Opera 18 for mobile will have bug fixes and various stabilisation and performance improvements. In Opera 18 for Android, we're introducing the browser to large tablet devices. The browser will have a brand new interface specifically designed for tablet devices. Along with that, the browser will have all […]
20 Nov 2013 7:15am GMT
19 Nov 2013
Opera 18 is out today. When you turn 18 years old in Norway, you are finally allowed to drink beer and wine, but since it's Tuesday, we'll wait with the wine until Friday. More importantly, here are the new features of Opera 18. Camera and microphone Support for WebRTC (camera/microphone API). This means that you […]
19 Nov 2013 9:13am GMT
14 Nov 2013
Millions of Filipinos have lost their homes and family members from Super Typhoon Haiyan. Not the least affected are over 4 million children who need immediate help amid hunger and health risks. UNICEF has intensified its efforts in helping the Filipino children. "UNICEF is working around the clock to provide clean water, sanitation and shelter to […]
14 Nov 2013 3:42pm GMT
10 Nov 2011
Opera Software today released the beta of Opera 11.60, the next update of its flagship desktop browser. The beta introduces Ragnarök, Opera's implementation of the new HTML5 parsing algorithm. Because HTML5 specifies how browsers should handle incorrect code, browsers will soon handle coding missteps the same way - a big win for web-application compatibility across browsers.
10 Nov 2011 9:00am GMT
09 Nov 2011
Rwandan MTN subscribers will now have access to the Opera Mini browser, which gives them faster and cheaper access to the Web through their mobile devices, as well as quick access to their favorite sites and MTN portals.
09 Nov 2011 2:00pm GMT
07 Nov 2011
Mxit, the leading mobile social platform in Africa, today announced a partnership agreement with Opera Software. Opera and Mxit will work together to bring the best mobile experience to consumers in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria.
07 Nov 2011 9:00am GMT
02 Nov 2011
The heady days of free data usage at a fixed price are drawing to an end, but, fret not, as you can still enjoy the mobile web experience. Today, Opera Software released the Opera Mini browser in version 6.5 for iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, Symbian S60 and Java-enabled phones. As an added bonus, the Opera Mobile 11.5 browser is now also available on Symbian S60. Fresh off the heels of releasing Android versions, the new browser now enables consumers to keep better track of data costs when surfing the Web. By saving up to 90% of data cost, Opera Mini lets you save money and more:
02 Nov 2011 9:00am GMT
27 Oct 2011
Did you know that Android users are actually more likely to be active on music web sites than iPhone owners? Or, that feature phone users are the most active social web users? These stats and more are available in this month's State of the Mobile Web report where we take a look at the differences between web usage for Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Phone and feature phones users. Anonymous, aggregated data from the Opera Audience Network show the differences in surfing habits between the different mobile platforms.
27 Oct 2011 9:00am GMT
24 Oct 2011
Time to take your browsing experience to the next level! Smart Communications and Opera Software have taken their "Winning Mobile Internet Experience" slogan to the next level. Loyal subscribers of Smart's "Always On" package will soon have the chance to win a big prize: a brand-new Mini Cooper.
24 Oct 2011 3:00pm GMT
18 Oct 2011
With the signing of an agreement between MTN and Opera Software, over 40 million subscribers can now expect to see faster, easier and more cost-effective mobile web surfing on their handsets.
18 Oct 2011 9:00am GMT
17 Oct 2011
Vodafone Turkey today released a co-branded version of the Opera Mini mobile browser to add a little spice to the mobile web experience for its subscribers. This partnership has its roots in the midsummer of 2011 when Vodafone Group Services and Opera Software signed an extended global frame agreement.
17 Oct 2011 9:00am GMT
14 Oct 2011
Are you a Vodafone Czech Republic subscriber? Then, we have something special for you. Vodafone Czech Republic and Opera Software have launched a special version of the fast and feature-rich Opera Mini mobile web browser. Downloading it today from m.opera.com will let you enjoy the best mobile browsing experience, together with unlimited access to the mobile version of Idnes.cz for a one-month period.
14 Oct 2011 10:00am GMT
11 Oct 2011
A megabyte saved is a megabyte earned. Now, the Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browsers for Android make it easier than ever to keep control of surfing costs.
11 Oct 2011 5:00pm GMT
29 Sep 2011
Kenya's largest integrated telecoms operator Safaricom, today announced the extension of its existing partnership with Opera Software to deliver the Opera Mini browser solution to its more than 17 million subscribers. This includes the launch of a co-branded version of the Opera Mini mobile browser, which is now available for download across Safaricom's network in Kenya. This is part of a global agreement between Vodafone and Opera Software.
29 Sep 2011 1:00pm GMT
Making the mobile Web not only faster, but also greener, Opera Software has chosen Fortress Colocation Centers as its newest provider for its North American data center services. The Fortress offering of a renewable green energy source, low PUE and high availability of fiber and fiber providers was instrumental in helping Opera choose Fortress as the primary colocation provider in the Pacific Northwest.
29 Sep 2011 9:00am GMT
The world is ever more interconnected, and data centers are appearing all over the world. Data centers, the mystical warehouses of computers that process everything from your web-based email to compressing web pages for your phone, are on the increase.
29 Sep 2011 9:00am GMT
23 Sep 2011
Today, at the Webstock event in Bucharest, Vodafone Romania and Opera Software launched a co-branded version of the Opera Mini mobile browser as a part of an extended global agreement between Vodafone Group Services and Opera. In addition to the existing Opera Mini version offered by Vodafone Romania, the new special version is now available for download for over nine million Vodafone subscribers.
23 Sep 2011 11:00am GMT
19 Sep 2011
Opera Software announced today that it has acquired Handster Inc., a leading mobile application store platform company.
19 Sep 2011 10:00am GMT