Recent News, 2008

Made in Taiwan – with Opera inside

Opera establishes office in Taipei to get closer to customers and users Oslo, Norway and Taipei, Taiwan — November 11, 2008 In the wake of its recent Taiwanese customer announcements, Opera Software is expanding its presence by establishing a new office in Taipei, Taiwan. This office is part of Opera’s strategic plan to grow business […]

Phoenix Technologies and Opera Software partner to deliver the fastest-loading browser platform optimized for Phoenix Hyperspace™

Instant-On, always-connected HyperSpace extends notebook battery life by 25% and now features Opera Software’s speedy, secure and feature-rich Web browser Milpitas, CA — November 5, 2008 Phoenix Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: PTEC), the global leader in core systems software, today announced a partnership with Opera Software ASA (OBX: OPERA) to develop the fast-loading Opera Browser optimized […]

AirTies selects Opera for new High Definition IP set-top box

Oslo, Norway — November 3, 2008 Opera Software today announced that AirTies, the rapidly growing, Turkey-based developer of wireless quad-play products for Europe, Asia and emerging markets, has selected Opera 9.5 for Devices for its new set-top box, Air 7120. Air 7120 is the state-of-the-art High Definition IP set-top-box with distinctive design and excellent wireless […]

Opera Mobile and Opera Widgets on KDDI’s new mobile phone lineup

Oslo, Norway and Tokyo, Japan – October 27, 2008 Opera Software today announced that the Opera Mobile Web browser and Widgets will be available on seven of KDDI’s new mobile phones. Since KDDI and Opera began their partnership in 2004, they have jointly released a total of 93 handsets with the Opera Mobile browser. The […]

Eyes on Africa

Mobile Web use surges in Africa according to Opera’s latest State of the Mobile Web report Oslo, Norway – October 21, 2008 Fast facts The use of Opera Mini in Africa increased by 180 percent from January 2008 – September 2008 Globally, Opera Mini was used by 19 million people in September 2008, a 341 […]

Opera greets the world in two days

Opera talks on the new wave of business for Web technologies at Mobile Internet World in Boston Oslo, Norway, and Boston, Massachusetts – October 21, 2008 Over the next two days, Opera Software will reveal the latest Web technologies available to service new mobile-industry business models at Yankee Group’s Mobile Internet World conference held at […]

More Web for mobile phones in Colombia

Movistar Colombia picks up Opera Mini in a stride toward mobile browsing in Latin America Oslo, Norway and Bogota, Colombia – October 20, 2008 Opera Software today announced that Telefónica has expanded on its reach in Latin America to make mobile Web browsing available to all of their subscribers in Colombia with Opera Mini for […]

Opera Mobile 9.5 adds Opera Widgets to deliver a one-click mobile Internet experience

Opera Mobile 9.5 beta with Opera Widgets on Windows and UIQ now available for download Opera Widgets Software Development Kit (SDK) with Opera Widget manager for S60 Oslo, Norway – October 20, 2008 Opera Mobile 9.5 now introduces OperaWidgets to the mobile Internet experience, enabling one-click Web contentaccess. This release marks the second Opera Mobile […]

A Web of wonders: Opera Software exhibits the latest in mobile browser innovation at the Smartphone Show

Oslo, Norway and London, United Kingdom – October 20, 2008 At the Symbian Smartphone Show’s annual display of progress and innovation in the mobile world, Opera Software will exhibit its wealth of Web wonders at booth #25. In addition to its demo-filled exhibit, Opera CEO Jon von Tetzchner will speak during today’s “Innovate Collaborate Accelerate” […]

Ask MAMA what the Web is

Opera spearheads project to understand and evaluate how the Web is structured Oslo, Norway – October 15, 2008 Opera Software has led a first-of-its-kind project to create a search engine that tracks how Web pages arestructured on the World Wide Web. When released publicly in the comingmonths, this engine will help browser makers and standards […]