Category Archives: general

Opera adds Unstoppable Domains support to iOS and desktop browsers, providing millions of internet users with seamless access to the decentralized Web

Web browser Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA) today announced full integration by default with blockchain domain name provider Unstoppable Domains, providing millions of users with seamless access to the decentralized web. Without downloading a browser extension, users can now access decentralized websites hosted via IPFS using Unstoppable Domains’ popular .crypto NFT addresses from the Opera browser on any platform, including iOS, Android, Windows, Mac or Linux.

Opera hires PayPal and WeChat Pay veteran Allen Hu as new EVP of its fintech arm, Dify

Opera Limited (NASDAQ: OPRA), one of the world’s major browser providers with 380 million monthly active users globally, today announced it has hired PayPal veteran Allen Hu to become new Executive Vice President (EVP) of Dify, Opera’s fintech arm. An expert in financial technology and payments, Allen Hu will lead the Dify business. He brings a wealth of experience from nearly ten years at PayPal, where he was Regional Head of Global Core Payments, based in California. This news follows the recent launch of Dify in Europe.

Opera continues its growth in Africa with launch of Hype, an in-browser chat service for Opera Mini users

Opera Mini, with more than 100M users worldwide, becomes the world’s first mobile browser with an integrated chat service.  With Hype, Opera reimagines the chat experience, with content sharing as a key feature. Hype will first launch in Africa, where Opera has nearly 150M MAU, with Kenya as the pilot market February 23, 2021: Today, […]

Opera Acquires YoYo Games, Launches Opera Gaming

Opera (NASDAQ: OPRA), the browser developer and consumer internet brand, today announced its acquisition of YoYo Games, creator of the world’s leading 2D game engine, GameMaker Studio 2, for approximately $10 million. The tuck-in acquisition represents the second building block in the foundation of Opera Gaming, a new division within Opera with global ambitions and follows the creation and rapid growth of Opera’s innovative Opera GX browser, the world’s first browser built specifically for gamers.

Probably the coolest job in the world: Opera is looking for a personal browser, a person to browse the web and share their experience with the world

The Norwegian browser company is opening a dream position for anyone hooked to their computer screens. The winning candidate will be compensated with $9,000 for the two week personal browsing stint. Opera is looking for the unvarnished truth, no matter how weird, funny or boring it is.

Opera redefines browser sync by making it easier than ever to synchronize its PC and Android versions

Opera browsers remove the hassle of managing your logins, notes, passwords and files  Sync between browsers can now be set up with a simple, fast and safe QR-code.  Opera is now also adding support for the popular Flow feature to its Android browser. It lets users create a personal chat to send links, images and […]