Recent News, 2004

Look who’s talking now: Opera Continues to Innovate the Web Experience with the new Opera Beta

Oslo, Norway – December 23, 2004   Opera Software today released the much awaited beta version of its next browser for the Windows platform. Opera is breaking ground once again with a range of new usability tools, including Fit-to-Window-Width, Fit-to-Paper-Width, improved RSS handling, Start Bar for easy access to main features, speech in- and output, […]

Delivering value to MS Smartphone users: Opera for Windows Mobile now available in technical preview

Oslo, Norway – December 22, 2004   Opera Software today released a technical preview (TP) of the Opera browser for Windows Mobile. Smartphone 2003 users can now enjoy the benefits of a faster and better Internet experience from their mobile phones. This development supports operators’ need for choice in OS distribution, meeting their customers’ demands […]

3G mobile browsing arrives in Japan: Opera on KDDI’s New BREW-based Casio Mobile Phone now in Tokyo Stores

Oslo, Norway – December 17, 2004 Opera Software today announced the BREW (BinaryRuntime Environment for Wireless) -based Casio W21CA mobile phone with the Operabrowser has shipped and is now available in Tokyo stores. This is the first phonedeployed since Opera’s agreement with KDDI in August, fulfilling their promise todeliver Opera’s Web browser to KDDI’s 3G […]

Number One in China: Red Flag Offers Opera to Chinese Users

Beijing, China and Oslo, Norway – Nov. 24, 2004 Red Flag Software, the leading supplier of Linux operating systems and applications in China, and Opera Software today announced that the new edition of the Red Flag Desktop operating system (OS) will offer the Opera browser to their users in China.   Red Flag is the […]

The new ERA of content rendering: Opera Introduces Fit-to-Window Technology for All Screen Sizes

Oslo, Norway – November 23, 2004 Opera Software today announced that they have solved the problem of rendering Web pages effectively regardless of screen size. Opera’s new Extensible Rendering Architecture (ERA) means no more horizontal scrolling and improved ability to print entire Web pages. In combination with Opera’s Zoom function, ERA also presents a compelling […]

Opera Software and QUALCOMM Launch Mobile Contextual Shopping Capabilities Via BREW®-based Web Browser: New Features Create Additional Revenue O…

San Diego, California and Oslo, Norway – November 17, 2004 QUALCOMM Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM), pioneer and world leader of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) digital wireless technology,and Opera Software today announced their collaboration to introduce mobile users tocontextual shopping capabilities via Opera’s mobile Web browser and QUALCOMM’s BREW©solution. Opera’s contextual shopping capabilities allow operators to […]

Opera Announces Financial Results Q3 2004

Oslo, Norway – Nov. 12, 2004 Oslo, Norway – November 12, 2004 – Opera Software ASA today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2004.   Operating revenues in the third quarter of 2004 (3Q04) was MNOK 24.6, up from MNOK 18.0 in 3Q03, a growth of 36%. Accumulated ordinary revenue was […]

Opera Software and SlipStream Data Partner to Accelerate “The World’s Fastest Browser”: Leading Web and e-mail accelerator to be integrated with the…

Oslo, Norway and Waterloo, Ontario – Nov. 4, 2004 Opera Software and SlipStream Data today announced the integration of the Opera browser with SlipStream’s Web and e-mail acceleration technology.The integrated solution enables ISPs to offer up to six times faster browsing on dial-up and wireless connections, as well as provides fast and secure access to […]

3G mobile Web browsing: Opera as Default Full Web Browser on KDDI’s New BREW-based Cas…

Oslo, Norway and Tokyo, Japan – October 13, 2004 Opera Software and KDDI todayannounced that the Opera Web browser will be provided on the BREW (Binary RuntimeEnvironment for Wireless) based Casio W21CA mobile phone for the Japanese market.This is the first Opera Web browser phone launched by KDDI and Opera since theannouncement of their partnership […]

UIQ Technology goes for Opera

Ronneby, Sweden – Oct. 04, 2004 Opera Software and UIQ Technology, a fully owned subsidiary of Symbian Ltd., today announced that theyhave selected Opera to be the default browser in UIQ’s UIQ 3.0, the new release of the UIQ Platform thatis expected to be commercially available in Q4 2004. The user interface is the part […]