Recent News, 2020

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

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

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

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 […]