Recent News, 1999

Opera Software Strengthens the Team

Former European IBM executive joins Opera Software as Chairman of the Board Oslo, Norway – Nov. 29, 1999 Mr. Christian Thommessen of Glamox AS recently joined Opera software as Chairman of the Board. His international experience in the IT industry and his knowledge of developing companies make him an excellent choice for Opera Software, which […]

Opera Software’s Hakon Wium Lie Wins Prestigious Recognition

Named to the ‘TR-100’ by MIT Oslo, Norway- Nov. 4, 1999 Opera Software’s Hakon Wium Lie has been chosen to be on Technology Review’s list of hundred exceptional entrepreneurs and young visionaries most likely to make significant technological contributions in the next century. The group, called ‘TR100’, was selected by a distinguished panel of judges, […]

Opera Software Announces New Portal- MyOpera Network

MyOpera ( extends Opera’s reach Oslo, Norway – Oct. 15, 1999 Opera Software A/S, developers of the popular browser Opera, today extend their services and expand their consumer reach with the announcement of the MyOpera Portal The MyOpera Portal answers visitors’ needs by providing speed,utility, ease-of-use, and personalization. MyOpera offers Internetusers award winning search […]

Opera for BeOS Browser Beta Available Today for Public Download

New browser marks Opera Software’s first step into multiple platform market Oslo, Norway – July 29, 1999 Opera Software A/S (Opera) announces the release of its first non-Windows(TM) browser as a public beta. Making Opera for BeOS the first step toward an Opera goal of an Opera browser on all significant platforms. “This is a […]

Opera Software Unveils a Sneak Peek

Three Opera ports nearing beta, Opera for Mac, Opera for BeOS, Opera for Epoc Oslo, Norway – July 24, 1999 Opera Software today unveiled screen shots and updates on three Opera versions nearing completion. The Opera for Mac, Opera for Epoc, and Opera for BeOS ports of the popular browser Opera are all nearing release. […]

Opera Software and OS/2 NetLabs to Deliver Opera Browser to OS/2

New ‘Opera/Netlabs’ initiative to provide streamlined OS/2 browser Oslo, Norway and Biel, Switzerland – June 30, 1999 Opera Software and OS/2 Netlabs today announced their collaboration to bring the Opera Browser to the OS/2 platform. Producing the OS/2 port is a worldwide OS/2 Netlabs developer team. Called “Opera-OS/2” the initiative will streamline HTML viewing and […]

Opera Software and Den-o-Tech Int. Announce Partnership

Go to the Opera at 30,000 feet, or in your living room Oslo, Norway – May 12, 1999 OPERA SOFTWARE and DEN-O-TECH INTERNATIONAL (DTI) proudly announce their partnership allowing to Browser-enable In-Flight Entertainment Systems and various Internet Appliances such as Web TV’s, PDA’s and Wireless telephones. Opera’s award-winning web browser is lighter and faster withoutsacrificing […]

Opera Software Releases 3.60

Boasts significant enhancements and top-rated CSS support Oslo, Norway – May 12, 1999 Opera Software A/S is proud to announce the final release of Opera3.60. This new version boasts significant enhancements and top-ratedCSS support. As in previous versions, Opera 3.60 continues to be thesmallest, fastest and most flexible web browser on the market today.   […]

Opera and Xsite Ease Burden for Offline Publishers

Combining web technology to ease the burden for offline content publishers Oslo, Norway – May 4, 1999 Opera Software AS and New Media Agency, Xsite e-business systems, basedin Germany, are proud to announce the joining of forces by combiningweb technology to ease the burden for offline content publishers. Xsite has developed XETIS – a technology […]

W3C’S Hakon Wium Lie Joins Opera as Chief Technology Officer

Continuing his involvement in the W3C as a member representative for Opera Oslo, Norway -Apr. 13, 1999 Opera Software today announced that Hakon Wium Lie hasjoined Opera as Chief Technology Officer. Lie comes to Opera from theWorld Wide Web Consortium where he has been the Style Sheets ActivityLead. He will continue his involvement in the […]