The app uses tech tricks to save data when you're watching videos.
Opera Software's newest browser for Apple's mobile OS incorporates a data-compression feature to cut down on video problems. It's also tuned for new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus screens.
To boost its business with mobile network operators, the Norwegian browser maker is spending up to $155 million for the Silicon Valley startup.
Many people now can try the Norwegian browser maker's Android software for cutting data usage by compressing video, photos, and text.
Jon S. von Tetzchner isn't happy with the choices made by the browser company he helped found. He's working to undo one of them by launching the Vivaldi community site.
The browser maker opens new offices and adds new employees in the California technology center, in part because its expansion from making browsers into online advertising.
The mobile browser gets a bevy of new features on Android, including integration with Groupon's deal-a-day service.
The public now can start judging whether it was a good idea for the Norwegian browser company to scrap its own browser engine for the open-source WebKit.
Opera reveals that the radically overhauled browser works on Gingerbread, gets "Off-road Mode" for bad networks, adds a content discovery tool, and will ship in the first half of the year.
The Norwegian browser maker cut 91 jobs, some through a voluntary severance program, as part of its embrace of the open-source WebKit browser engine also used in Apple Safari and Google Chrome.