Category Archives: News

Opera launches Hype, an in-browser chat service for Opera Mini users, in South Africa, Zambia and Ghana

OSLO, Norway, June 9, 2021 – Today, Opera has announced the launch of its dedicated chat service Hype, built into the Opera Mini mobile web browser, in South Africa, Zambia and Ghana. With the introduction of Hype, Opera is redefining the concept of mobile browsers, providing users with a personalized, engaging browsing experience that enables […]

Antelop provides its Issuer TSP Hub MDES to Opera and its new European fintech Dify, enables Google Pay

Paris and Oslo – Antelop announces its strategic partnership with Opera to provide its new European fintech Dify with a full digital card experience. Based in Oslo, Norway, Opera is one of the world’s leading internet browser providers, with 380 million monthly  active users worldwide. In February 2021, Opera launched its new European Fintech, Dify. […]

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 Launches Dify, an in-browser cashback & payments solution and standalone wallet app

Opera Launches Dify, an in-browser cashback & payments solution and standalone wallet app New in-browser functionality and Dify wallet app to target Opera’s  50-million-plus European browser users Dify Wallet launches with free MasterCard debit card Service to debut in Spain with more European markets to follow  February 16, 2021 – Opera Limited (NASDAQ: OPRA), one […]

Opera makes browsing on Android more fun with new WebSnap and smooth Media Player

Users can capture snaps from the web and personalize them with Opera’s original emoticon collection  New media player removes the need for third-party players  Millions will get new Android devices during holiday season and Opera gives them more reasons to become their new browser  Oslo, Norway Dec. 7, 2020 – Today, Opera is releasing the […]

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 […]