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Opera board recommends $1.2B acquisition offer from Chinese group

Opera's board of directors announced late Tuesday its unanimous recommendation for stockholders to accept a $1.2 billion offer for the company's acquisition by a Chinese consortium.

Opera 32 adds password synchronization, VPN service

Opera 32 was released on Tuesday with two major features that should allow it to compete better against more popular browsers such as Google's Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox. The new features are the ability to synchronize saved passwords between multiple devices, and a virtual private networking service for the browser.

News Scan: Microsoft tackles Windows RT's app problem; Opera to buy AdColony for $245M; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Wednesday, June 25th, including Microsoft's attempts to solve the app compatibility issue for Windows RT, Opera's acquisition of mobile video ad platform AdColony, rates of mobile app retention and engagement on the up and up, the EU's rule on Apple's $3B Beats acquisition due by July 30 and the creation of better materials spurs growth of touch sensor market.

Infographic: Mobile video stalling continues to frustrate consumers

Mobile video stalling and buffering continues to be a problem, with stalling rates that range between 40 percent and 73 percent of all videos played in the U.S., Brazil, Russia, India and Indonesia, according to a study by web browser firm Opera, OpenSignal and On Device Research.

Microsoft, Mozilla, Opera say 'Non' to French agency certificates

Microsoft, Mozilla and Opera have followed Google's lead and revoked rogue digital certificates issued by a subordinate certificate authority of the French cybersecurity agency, Computerworld reports.

Opera for Android exits beta, touts new Web access features

Opera Software is rolling out the finalized version of its WebKit-based mobile browser for Google's Android operating system.

Firefox boycotts Apple over iOS browser restrictions

A Mozilla exec said that the Firefox browser will not be available for iPhones and iPads until Apple loosens its browser restrictions.

Opera targets Chinese market with Oupeng mobile browser

Opera Software introduced Oupeng, a new mobile browser developed for the enormous Chinese subscriber market. In addition to leveraging Opera's signature data compression technology, which increases

Spotlight: Leading web browsers face off

A new scorecard, featured on sister publication FierceCIO:TechWatch, shows how the top five web browsers compare on a variety of metrics. As the battle for users grows more intense, the browsers have

Skyfire submits Flash-capable browser to iPhone App Store

Browser vendor Skyfire said it submitted its Web rendering offering to Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store, and is awaiting the iPhone vendor's approval. If approved, Skyfire's browser could allow iPhone