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Opera buying Skyfire for mobile-video technology

To boost its business with mobile network operators, the Norwegian browser maker is spending up to $155 million for the Silicon Valley startup.

By February 14, 2013

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Opera launches beta of Max, an Android data-saving app

Many people now can try the Norwegian browser maker's Android software for cutting data usage by compressing video, photos, and text.

By February 23, 2014

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Ex-CEO picks up where Opera left off, launching Vivaldi site

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.

By January 23, 2014

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Opera Software gets new staff, offices in Silicon Valley

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.

By October 11, 2013

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Skyfire's Android browser gets its Groupon

The mobile browser gets a bevy of new features on Android, including integration with Groupon's deal-a-day service.

By April 21, 2011

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Opera's overhauled Android browser now in beta

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.

By March 4, 2013

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Opera overhaul: WebKit-based Android browser due Q2

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.

By February 26, 2013

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Opera cuts staff in WebKit-related restructuring

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.

By February 18, 2013

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3 lessons from Skyfire's botched iPhone launch

Skyfire's shaky iPhone browser launch tell us something important about iPhone users, Flash video, and the way forward.

By November 10, 2010

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Skyfire's iPhone browser 'sells out' due to shaky bandwidth

Have you ever heard of an iPhone app selling out of stock? Neither had we, until one browser company used it as a cover up for a service failure.

By November 3, 2010