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Opera adds built-in Twitter to its desktop browser

Opera desktop now with built-in Twitter

Oslo, Norway Today the Norwegian browser maker Opera [NASDAQ: OPRA] becomes the first major browser to add built-in Twitter in the sidebar. In version 69 of the Opera browser for desktop, Twitter fans can get the best possible experience on their desktop computers.  The innovative Opera browser specializes in providing unique features not typically found […]

APO Group and Opera team up to boost the prominence of truthful information about COVID-19 across Africa

APO Group (www.apo-opa.com), the leading pan-African communications and business consultancy, and Opera (www.Opera.com), one of the world’s leading browser providers and platforms in the field of integrated AI-driven digital content, are partnering up to boost the prominence of truthful news articles related to the spread of COVID-19 across Africa. The APO Group Newsroom website (www.Africa-Newsroom.com) […]

Opera News sets a new record with 200 million users

Users grew 28% year-over-year driven by increased engagement from the Opera News Hub self-publishing platform and light version of the app Oslo – Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world’s leading browser providers and platforms in the field of integrated AI-driven digital content, today announced that its Opera News service reached more than 200 million […]

Opera Mini 50 gets major update and fully revamped design

 More than one hundred million people are upgrading to the new version of the popular mobile browser.  Opera, one of the world’s major browser developers, launched Opera Mini 50 today. In a major upgrade, the popular browser has fully revamped its user interface to allow for more personal and intuitive interactions with the most loved […]

World’s first gaming browser Opera GX gets built-in Instagram support and other unique Opera browser features

Opera GX now with Instagram and workspaces

Oslo, Norway – Opera GX is the world’s first gaming browser, designed for people who love to play computer games. The browser loved and used by 3.4 million gamers is now getting built-in Instagram support and other unique features recently introduced into the main Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA) browsers, including workspaces that let users group tabs […]

Opera adds built-in Instagram to its desktop browser

Opera instagram built in desktop

Oslo – Opera [NASDAQ: OPRA] is adding a built-in Instagram feature to the newest version of its desktop browser, Opera 68. The popular browser, available on Windows, Mac and Linux, already has several built-in messengers in the sidebar, including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Telegram. Recent weeks, with people staying at home and social distancing as […]

Opera launches its online editorial platform Opera News Hub in Ghana

The platform is now used by more than 40 thousand African content creators Opera, one of the world’s major browser developers and a leading internet consumer brand, has launched its online editorial platform Opera News Hub, in Ghana.  The launch of Opera News Hub provides Ghanaian authors and bloggers with easier ways to produce, distribute, […]

Opera helps provide 120 million users in Africa with official information about COVID-19

The Norwegian browser developer has introduced an always on speed dial and a dedicated news channel in the Opera Mini and Opera For Android browsers The coronavirus outbreak is rapidly spreading across the African continent. As of March 31, 2020, Africa CDC reported over five thousand cases of people infected with COVID-19 in 46 African […]

Opera introduces major updates to its blockchain-browser on Android

Opera introduces IPFS support, expands crypto top ups to the EU and adds support for .crypto addresses

The world’s first Web 3 ready browser introduces seamless support for the decentralized web through IPFS support Opera expands 30-second crypto wallet top-ups to the entire EU, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and Switzerland. Opera users can now register .crypto domain names and wallet addresses Oslo, March 30, 2020 – Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA) was the first […]

Opera and Worldreader expand access to free ebooks for children and students in Africa during the COVID-19

Opera, one of the world’s leading browser providers, and international nonprofit organization, Worldreader, are expanding the access to ebooks for children and students via the Opera Mini browser during the coronavirus outbreak. Starting this week, Worldreader will offer a new selection of ebooks to Opera Mini users as well as a  brand new web app […]

Opera introduces Opera News Lite

Since its launch two years ago, Opera News has become one of the most used news and content apps in the world, with more than 160 million users. Today, Opera launches Opera News Lite, a lighter version of the popular Opera News application, designed for devices with limited data storage capabilities. With a download size […]

Opera Ads selects Httpool as their new ad sales partner in Southeast Asia

Opera Ads, the fast growing online advertising platform that connects the advertisers seamlessly with Opera products, has selected Httpool as its new ad sales partner in Southeast Asia. Through this partnership, Opera will provide digital marketing solutions for brands, media agencies and other advertisers in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Bangladesh.  Opera Ads offers […]

Opera makes browsing four times faster in Kenya with the installation of new local servers in Mombasa

With unique features on its mobile applications and the installation of its new local servers, Opera is significantly improving the online experience of millions of Kenyans Opera (Nasdaq: OPRA), one of the world’s leading browser developers with more than 350 million monthly active users, today announced the successful installation of its new local servers in […]

Opera adds a better reader mode to its powerful Android browser

Opera with improved reader mode

Opera (NASDAQ:OPRA) is releasing the newest version of its flagship Android browser. Version 56 of the Opera browser for Android comes with a significantly enhanced reader mode: the redesigned feature improves readability and allows users to stay focused on the content they are reading.  The improved reader mode is Opera’s latest effort to allow people […]

Opera acquires European banking-as-a-service company Pocosys

Opera acquires Pocosys

Today, the Norwegian headquartered company announced completion of the acquisition of the Estonian-based company Pocosys, as well as an agreement to further take over Pocopay, its sister company, which holds a payment institution license and provides financial services in the European Union. With these acquisitions, Tallinn will become Opera’s second European hub for fintech services, following Gothenburg, Sweden.

Opera Mini and Mdundo Step Up the Beat in Africa

The most popular mobile browser and music service to provide free downloadable music in nine African countries.  Opera and Mdundo, a leading African music sharing platform, has announced that Opera Mini users can now, for free, listen to and download their favorite music from the most recognized artists in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, […]

Opera brings Opera GX, the world’s first gaming browser to macOS

Opera GX is now ready to run on your Mac. According to a representative study conducted by Opera on gamers in the US, 14% of people play computer games on their macOS devices, while 82% use Windows machines. Although not dominant on the market, Mac remains a relevant gaming environment. The macOS version of the world’s first gaming browser is now available for download in early access mode.

Opera Ads releases new ad units to improve how online businesses interact with their customers

Opera Ads is a fast-growing online advertising platform that seamlessly integrates into the Opera product portfolio and its 350 million global users. The company has recently announced the addition of new ad units that will help advertisers increase engagement with their target audiences and maximize the performance of their online campaigns. In traditional online advertising, […]

Opera makes browsing four times faster in Nigeria with the installation of new local servers in Lagos

The new data servers have just improved the internet experience for millions of Nigerians.  Opera Limited (Nasdaq: OPRA), one of the world’s major browser developers and leader in AI-driven digital content, has officially announced the successful installation of their new local servers hosted within the MDXi Lekki Data Centre in Lagos, Nigeria, which is also […]

Opera launches Opera News Hub, a new online media platform where content creators can reach over 350 million people

The new media platform helps authors and bloggers produce and distribute original content while getting discovered by new audiences Opera, the Norwegian browser developer and leader on AI driven digital content, announced today that Opera News, the most downloaded news app in Nigeria, is expanding its platform with the introduction of  Opera News Hub – […]

Opera launches OLeads in Nigeria to enable growth for more than 40 million small and medium size enterprises

The new online lead generation platform integrates seamlessly into Opera’s scalable advertising ecosystem in Nigeria. Opera Limited (Nasdaq: OPRA), one of the world’s major browser developers and leader in AI-driven digital content, has announced the launch of OLeads—a new online lead generation platform for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). OLeads offers a unique tools to […]

The Opera browser becomes almost 20 percent faster thanks to enhanced privacy features

Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world’s leading browser providers, has just added a new tracker blocker, which speeds up web browsing by almost 20 percent. The new feature compliments Opera’s set of existing privacy-enhancing features including an ad blocker and a free, unlimited VPN. The company is also introducing improvements to the Snapshot tool which make taking and sharing screenshots more fun.

Opera GX now let’s you limit the network bandwidth used by your browser to speed up gaming and streaming

Opera GX is the world’s first gaming browser. Launched in June 2019 in early access mode, it now comes with several major new improvements including a game release calendar, a network bandwidth limiter and improvements to the built-in Twitch feature. Oslo, Sept 12, 2019 Launched in June 2019, during the E3 gaming convention, Opera GX […]

Opera launches the first browser for iOS with Web 3 support and Crypto Wallet

The blockchain-ready Opera Touch browser for iOS is available for download starting today. This release follows Opera’s addition of Crypto Wallet support on Android and PC and means that Opera is now Web 3-ready across all major platforms. Oslo – The award-winning Opera Touch browser for iOS now features crypto wallet integration and Web 3 […]

Opera opens early access to the world’s first gaming browser, Opera GX

The new PC browser lets gamers control their computer’s CPU and memory usage to make their gaming and streaming smoother. It also features Twitch integration and numerous customization options. Los Angeles, California/ Oslo, Norway – There are currently more than 1.2 billion* PC gamers. Today, Opera unveils the world’s first web browser tailored to their […]

Opera presents the State of Mobile Web report 2019 for Africa

Opera, one of the world’s major browser developers, and a leader in the field of content platforms, presented today the State of Mobile Web 2019 report, which gives a detailed look at the digital landscape of the African region. The report reveals that in Q1-2019, the Opera browsers and standalone news app were used by […]

Opera to add TRON support to its Crypto Wallet

(Oslo, Norway and San Francisco, CA) – Opera, the first browser with Web 3 capabilities, is announcing its intention to soon support TRON’s TRX and other TRC-standard tokens within its browser. Opera’s Crypto Wallet already supports ETH and ERC tokens. The decision to add another major blockchain onto its platform, marks a further step in […]

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 […]