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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 […]

Opera Ads selects Httpool as their new ad sales partner in Southeast Asia

Opera Ads, the fast growing online advertising platform that connects the advertisers seamlessly with Opera products, has selected Httpool as its new ad sales partner in Southeast Asia. Through this partnership, Opera will provide digital marketing solutions for brands, media agencies and other advertisers in Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam and Bangladesh.  Opera Ads offers […]

Opera makes browsing four times faster in Kenya with the installation of new local servers in Mombasa

With unique features on its mobile applications and the installation of its new local servers, Opera is significantly improving the online experience of millions of Kenyans Opera (Nasdaq: OPRA), one of the world’s leading browser developers with more than 350 million monthly active users, today announced the successful installation of its new local servers in […]

Opera acquires European banking-as-a-service company Pocosys

Today, the Norwegian headquartered company announced completion of the acquisition of the Estonian-based company Pocosys, as well as an agreement to further take over Pocopay, its sister company, which holds a payment institution license and provides financial services in the European Union. With these acquisitions, Tallinn will become Opera’s second European hub for fintech services, following Gothenburg, Sweden.

Opera brings Opera GX, the world’s first gaming browser to macOS

Opera GX is now ready to run on your Mac. According to a representative study conducted by Opera on gamers in the US, 14% of people play computer games on their macOS devices, while 82% use Windows machines. Although not dominant on the market, Mac remains a relevant gaming environment. The macOS version of the world’s first gaming browser is now available for download in early access mode.

Opera for Android puts less strain on your eyes with a new night mode and by turning bright web pages dark

With version 55 of its Android browser, Opera is continuing to improve the visual experience by introducing a completely redesigned night mode which reduces the light pollution caused by your phone to the bare minimum. Now, Opera not only lets you dim the browser, it also turns white web pages dark – even if they aren’t designed that way. You can also now adjust the color temperature of your browser manually.

Opera Ads releases new ad units to improve how online businesses interact with their customers

Opera Ads is a fast-growing online advertising platform that seamlessly integrates into the Opera product portfolio and its 350 million global users. The company has recently announced the addition of new ad units that will help advertisers increase engagement with their target audiences and maximize the performance of their online campaigns. In traditional online advertising, […]