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1: new post   Chromium powered Opera 15
The newest version of Opera is now out of beta and ready for your Mac or PC
July 3, 2013
2: new post   First build of Opera 10.5 Alpha is Awesome!
The need for speed, "There's a ton of new awesome in this build."
Dec 24, 2009
3: new post   Happy 15th Birthday, Opera!
"Lovin' the classic 1994-era home page design."
Apr 28, 2009
4: new post   Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera and Konqueror Hold Security Summit
"...by sitting down at the same table, we have done more to enhance the security of the Internet than we could competing alone."
Nov 23, 2005
5: new post   Nintendo Wii will come with the Opera browser
"For our Wii console launch in 2006, we required a browser that was fast and secure, with support for the latest standards, including AJAX," said Genyo Takeda, senior managing director and general manager of Nintendo's Integrated Research & Development Division.
May 10, 2006
6: new post   Opera $1.2 Billion Buyout Drops to $600 Million in New Deal
Opera Software has struck a new deal for $600 million for parts of its business.
July 18, 2016
7: new post   Opera 10 Alpha Released - Scores Perfect 100/100 Acid3 Render Test!
"Opera has fine-tuned its standards support and, as a result, Opera 10 alpha achieves an Acid3 100/100 Test score. This version also provides Web developers with a whole range of new technologies for building better Web sites."
Dec 4, 2008
8: new post   Opera 10 beta Available
June 3, 2009
9: new post   Opera 10.5 Beta Released - Scores 100 of 100 on Acid Test 3
New Javascript/AJAX engine and graphics library. "...Opera 10.5 pre-alpha renders, crunches, and expedites content 17.7 times faster than IE8...with a two-point gap over Chrome 5, Opera can actually afford to take it down a notch..."
Feb 13, 2010
10: new post   Opera 11 Beta Released; Includes Tab Stacking and Extensions
"Opera 11 beta is available for Windows, Mac and Unix."
Nov 23, 2010
11: new post   Opera 11 will have Extensions
Today, at Up North Web, Opera Extensions was confirmed to be a feature of Opera 11.
Oct 14, 2010
12: new post   Opera 11.5 Has Full Hardware Acceleration
Our hardware acceleration is a bit different from what other browsers are doing. Like IE9 and Firefox 4, we do full hardware acceleration of all draw operations, but unlike those browsers, who only offer this acceleration on Windows Vista and Windows 7, our implementation will run on any OS with sufficient hardware support.[br][br]This means we can have full hardware acceleration on Windows XP, Linux, Mac OS X and OpenGL ES 2 capable devices such as recent smartphones and web-enabled TVs.
Mar 2, 2011
13: new post   Opera 11.50 "Swordfish" Now Available
Opera 11.50 introduces a new and novel type of browser extension: Speed Dial extensions. Instead of handy thumbnails and links to your top sites, you can embed your Speed Dial with extensions that keep you updated instantly on what is happening around the Web. Take weather updates, for example. Why click through to a website when you can get the current conditions live at a glance? Or, why not be the first to know the hot news of the day just by opening a new tab?
June 28, 2011
14: new post   Opera 12 Released
"The first noteworthy browser release in months: Opera 12 was released yesterday featuring the only cross-platform hardware acceleration thanks to OpenGL. Support for WebGL, drag-and-drop, CSS3 animations, CSS3 transitions and there is even an Opera 12 64 Bit installer available."
June 15, 2012
15: new post   Opera 12.10 Out Of Beta, Including Better Extensions and SPDY Support
The new browser comes with more powerful extensions possibilities and with 'Live Tiles', like Speed Dial entries that can display Facebook pictures, Pinterest 'trends' and up-to-date weather forecasts, and more.[br][br]Opera now also supports Flexbox, an easier way to do page layouts.
Nov 6, 2012
16: new post   Opera 16 Final
Hot on the heels of Opera 15 we now have Opera 16, but it's still missing a lot of features
Aug 28, 2013
17: new post   Opera 8.5 browser is now FREE!
Opera has removed both the banner ads and the licensing fee. This change puts another top quality browser within everyone's reach.
Sept 20, 2005
18: new post   Opera 8.54 Vulnerability Found - spoofing a secure cert
Here's a good reason to upgrade to the new Opera 9. Secunia discovers a vulnerability in 8.54 that allows an insecure site to spoof a secure certificate.
June 29, 2006
19: new post   Opera 9 Browser Tech Preview2 Released from Opera Software
"The latest technology preview of Opera 9 is available today. We've added several big features including BitTorrent support and Widgets."
Feb 7, 2006
20: new post   Opera 9 Final released
"Opera 9 Final released"
June 20, 2006
21: new post   Opera 9.1 released with Fraud Protection
"The latest version of the Opera Web browser incorporates a technology that warns users when they visit a fraudulent site."
Dec 18, 2006
22: new post   Opera 9.27 Released, Fixes Bugs and Security
Apr 3, 2008
23: new post   Opera 9.5 Released
June 12, 2008
24: new post   Opera Browser 9.6 Released
Oct 8, 2008
25: new post   Opera Browser Tops Security List Again - No Known Bugs
"Opera is the only browser to have patched 100% of its known security bugs, according to Secunia."
Jan 31, 2007
26: new post   Opera Buys Mobile Ad Startup AdMarvel For $8M In Cash Plus A $15M Earn
"...Opera Software announced that it has agreed to acquire AdMarvel, a small privately-held mobile advertising company based in San Mateo, California."
Jan 21, 2010
27: new post   Opera Desktop Browser is Reborn
Opera 45 is released, based on Chromium 58, and ready for Mac, Windows, and Linux.
May 10, 2017
28: new post   Opera Dragonfly - web developer tools now available (alpha)
Opera hasn't had real developer tools for far too long, but the wait is soon over. An alpha release is now available.
May 8, 2008
29: new post   Opera Files Antitrust Complaint with the EU
The complaint describes how Microsoft is abusing its dominant position by tying its browser, Internet Explorer, to the Windows operating system and by hindering interoperability by not following accepted Web standards.
Dec 13, 2007
30: new post   Opera For Desktop Gets Native Ad Blocking
Opera's latest version has built-in ad blocking.
Mar 10, 2016
31: new post   Opera Founder Jon S. von Tetzchner Resigns Over Differences With Board
In an email to Opera employees, von Tetzchner said that "It has become clear that The Board, Management and I do not share the same values and we do not have the same opinions on how to keep evolving Opera. As a result I have come to an agreement with the Board to end my time at Opera. I feel the Board and Management is more quarterly focused than me."
June 25, 2011
32: new post   Opera Gives Away Free Browsers - Celebrating 10th Birthday
"For one day only, you can get an ad-free version of Opera."
Aug 30, 2005
33: new post   Opera In $1.2 Billion Buyout Offer
Opera's board has recommended acceptance.
Feb 10, 2016
34: new post   Opera Launches Payment Exchange Platform, With APIs For Developers
Opera Software is diving deeper into the mobile payments spectrum with the introduction of the Opera Payment Exchange.[br][br]So far, Opera has already inked deals and formed partnerships with InMobi SmartPay, Yandex.Money and Bango, and the Oslo-based enterprise is planning to further expand coverage worldwide throughout the year.
Feb 28, 2012
35: new post   Opera Launches Their "Web Standards" Curriculum
Many web designers have little idea of web standards, accessibility or user-centric design. Opera is now filling the gap, with an initial offering of 23 articles in their Web Standards Curriculum - and at least 30 more to come.
July 9, 2008
36: new post   Opera Mini - Now for Blackberry and Treo
Tuesday, 2006 Oct 24: Today, Opera added Opera Mini support for the Blackberry and Palm Treo mobile phones.
Oct 25, 2006
37: new post   Opera Mini 3.0 released: focus on social networking
"Opera Software plans to release the third version of the Opera Mini mobile phone browser today, adding features that aim to boost its social networking capabilities and improve functionality overall..."
Nov 28, 2006
38: new post   Opera Mini 4.1 Beta For Mobiles Claims 50 PCT Faster Browsing
"Opera claims to have boosted mobile surfing speeds by up to 50% with a new version of its Mini browser."
Apr 3, 2008
39: new post   Opera Mini has been approved for iPhone and iPod touch
Opera today announced its popular mobile browser, Opera Mini has been approved for iPhone and iPod touch on the App Store.
Apr 13, 2010
40: new post   Opera Mobile 9.5 (Beta) Now Available
July 18, 2008
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