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1: 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
2: 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
3: 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
4: 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
5: new post   Opera goes to "Weekly Builds"
"The release of Opera 9 Preview 2 marks the start of a new tradition: The Weekly Builds. Every week until the final version of Opera 9 is ready, we intend to ship a weekly updated version of Opera 9 on this blog."
Feb 13, 2006
6: new post   Opera Software Releases Browser for Nintendo DS
"In Opera's agreement with Nintendo, Nintendo DS users will now be able to surf the full Internet from their systems using the Opera browser. "
Feb 15, 2006
7: 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
8: new post   Opera 9 Final released
"Opera 9 Final released"
June 20, 2006
9: 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
10: 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
11: 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
12: 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
13: 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
14: new post   Opera is Coming to Silicon Valley
In a move that signals a more aggressive involvement in the US market, Opera Software is opening offices in California's Silicon Valley.
July 3, 2007
15: 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
16: 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
17: new post   Opera 9.27 Released, Fixes Bugs and Security
Apr 3, 2008
18: 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
19: new post   Opera Partners With Haute Secure In Opera 9.5 To Tackle Web-Based Threats
"Available in Opera 9.5, the upcoming new version of Opera's Web browser, Fraud Protection featuring HauteSecure technology prevents users from accidentally or unknowingly downloading rogue malware designed to steal personal data such as credit card numbers, passwords and other identity information."
June 6, 2008
20: new post   Opera 9.5 Released
June 12, 2008
21: 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
22: new post   Opera Mobile 9.5 (Beta) Now Available
July 18, 2008
23: new post   Opera Browser 9.6 Released
Oct 8, 2008
24: 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
25: new post   Yahoo! Mobile to Distribute the Opera Mini Browser
"Yahoo! is expected to begin distributing Opera Mini via Yahoo! Mobile and also as a standalone download from Yahoo!'s mobile Web sites in the near future." - Opera Press Release
Feb 19, 2009
26: new post   Happy 15th Birthday, Opera!
"Lovin' the classic 1994-era home page design."
Apr 28, 2009
27: new post   Opera 10 beta Available
June 3, 2009
28: new post   Opera Unite: Web Server on the Web Browser
"Opera Unite harnesses the power of today's fast connections and hardware, allowing all of us to help define the future landscape of the Web, one computer at a time."
June 16, 2009
29: 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
30: new post   Opera appoints new Chief Executive Officer
"Opera Software today announced that Lars Boilesen has been named the company's new Chief Executive Officer... he was Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, from 2000 to 2005."
Jan 5, 2010
31: 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
32: 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
33: new post   Opera Reports Downloads Doubled Since Microsoft Browser Choice Screen
"Web browser Opera says that downloads of its software have doubled since Microsoft introduced browser choice to Windows users on 1 March."
Mar 19, 2010
34: new post   Vodafone To Add Opera Mini Browser To Emerging Market Handsets
"With this product, we can transform even basic handsets into very capable Internet browsing devices, enabling millions of people to enjoy the social and economic aspects of the Internet that many already take for granted,"
Apr 7, 2010
35: 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
36: 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
37: new post   Opera 11 Beta Released; Includes Tab Stacking and Extensions
"Opera 11 beta is available for Windows, Mac and Unix."
Nov 23, 2010
38: 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
39: 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
40: 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
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