Recent News, 2021

Opera to integrate Handshake for blockchain-based, decentralized domain naming

Oslo, Norway – Opera has announced partnership with the dWeb Foundation over an integration of the decentralized blockchain domain name system, Handshake. Handshake is a decentralized, permissionless naming system that disintermediates the old guard of Certificate Authorities operating in the traditional DNS namespace hierarchy by providing a more advanced, secure, open, and accountable network. The […]

Opera to Integrate With Polygon To Enable Ethereum Layer 2 Capabilities and Dapp Access in Its Browser

Oslo, Norway, and Dubai, UAE – Opera, the world’s first major mobile browser with web3 support and a built-in crypto wallet, today announces an upcoming browser integration with Polygon, an Ethereum scaling platform onboarding millions to web3. The integration is set to occur in Q1 2022 and will enable millions of Opera users in-browser access […]

Opera celebrates 15 years of connecting users in Africa to the Internet with a massive data giveaway

Opera marks 15 years in Africa, having helped 150 million mobile users in Africa access fast and affordable internet To coincide with this anniversary, Opera is giving away 150 GB of data to 150 people, totalling 22.5 terabytes of data through a competition across South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria celebrating digital connectivity  Alongside its continued […]

Opera partners with Butter to provide an optional in-browser BNPL extension in the UK

Extension to offer FCA-regulated flexible finance solutions via Opera’s PC browser December 15, 2021, London, England and Oslo, Norway – Opera [NASDAQ: OPRA], a leading global web innovator chosen by hundreds of millions of users globally, is collaborating with Butter, one of only two Buy-Now-Pay-Later (BNPL) platforms regulated by the FCA, to make the user […]

Opera joins forces with Solana Labs to integrate the Solana blockchain into its browser and support its DApps

Oslo, Norway and Zug, Switzerland – Opera, the world’s first browser with web3 support and a built-in crypto wallet, is joining forces with Solana Labs to integrate the blockchain and support Solana dApps in the first quarter of 2022.  Opera has been providing web3 support and a built-in crypto wallet in its browsers both on […]

Opera GX opens world’s first graveyard in the metaverse

Opera GX, the world’s only browser for gamers, is launching the first ever graveyard in the metaverse. The online platform has been designed for people to roast their friends and bury the avatars of people who disappeared from their gamer lives for other obligations  Oslo, Norway – Marital duties, renovating a flat or a 9-to-5 […]

With shopping season right around the corner, Opera expands its cashback service Dify to Russia and Ukraine

The company launches its in-browser Dify Cashback solution with a privacy focus in Russia and Ukraine Dify Cashback offers the fastest and highest cashback among key competitors on local markets, with up to 30% from over 700 partners on both markets combined – without the need to install extensions November 10th, 2021 – Opera, a […]

Opera GX and GameMaker go live with GXC, a new game platform to make creating, sharing, monetizing and playing new games as quick and easy as posting on social media

Game making and sharing without coding is here. Opera GXC delivers the first glimpse of Opera’s grand gaming vision by bringing GameMaker Studio 2 and Opera GX closer to make creating, sharing and playing new games as quick and easy as posting on social media.  The GXC platform enters public beta today.  The platform provides […]