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As you may have heard, the Board of Directors of Opera have forwarded a recommendation to our shareholders to consider an acquisition offer from a consortium of leading Chinese internet firms, Qihoo 360 and Kunlun. In the desktop team, we think this is good news. If the deal is realized, Opera for computers will be...

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As many of you may have heard, a group of Chinese internet firms, including Qihoo 360 and Kunlun, have made an offer for Opera. Just an important FYI: this deal is yet to be finalized, as our investors have to decide whether or not they want to sell their shares. Lets see if the offer...

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Most of us have been there – you’re busy having fun online and your phone battery is draining like crazy.  Insufficient battery life and limited data are continuing universal problems, with many unaware there are ways to make both battery life and mobile data last longer. Smartphones have gotten thinner and thinner, and this has...

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Today’s Opera 35 for Android release is mostly about changes under the hood: we’ve done an upgrade to Chromium 48, reduced memory usage, and included various smaller tweaks and bug fixes. We’ve also added a feedback prompt, which you may see pop up after a while: use this to tell us how we’re doing, so...

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Today, we’re releasing an update of Opera Max with the latest Opera Turbo technology and all of Opera Max’s VPN data connections will switch to using a SPDY with SSL tunnel instead of HTTP 1.1. This is a much more advanced, modern way of proxying data on behalf of browsers and apps. Which means three...

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