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Opera unveils gesture-based Coast browser for Apple's iPad

Opera Software introduced Coast, a Web-browsing application optimized for Apple's bestselling iPad tablet.

Google to limit digital certificates to 5 years

Google has decided to limit the term of digital certificates to five years to reduce the security risks that compromised certificates pose to enterprises.

Facebook spearheads new coalition to bridge digital divide via mobile

Facebook is teaming with Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera Software, Qualcomm and Samsung Electronics to launch internet.org, a coalition dedicated to extending online access to developing markets via mobile devices and services.

Opera Mini browser revamp brings new privacy mode, download manager

Opera Software is rolling out an overhauled version of its popular Opera Mini mobile browser, promising a more advanced, feature-rich Web experience for low-priced phones.

Google splits with Apple on WebKit, launches Blink browser project

Google is launching Blink, an open-source rendering engine spinning out of WebKit, the engine powering browsers including the company's own Chrome as well as archrival Apple's Safari.

Opera launches WebKit-powered Android browser beta

Less than a month after confirming plans to scrap its Presto rendering engine in favor of WebKit, Opera Software released the first version of its WebKit-based mobile browser for Google's Android operating system.

Report: Opera workforce shrinks 10% with migration to WebKit

More than 90 Opera Software employees have exited the browser maker's ranks as it shifts from its own Presto rendering engine to WebKit, a move to increase its competitiveness on Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

Opera acquires mobile browser rival Skyfire Labs for up to $155M

Opera Software has acquired rival mobile browser maker Skyfire Labs in a cash and stock deal that could be worth as much as $155 million. The deal includes an upfront consideration of $50 million, bolstered by performance-based payments over the next three years.

Opera begins shift to WebKit engine as browser users top 300M

Opera Software, the company behind the popular mobile browser of the same name, confirmed it will scrap its Presto rendering engine in favor of WebKit, a move to increase its competitiveness on Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

Opera introduces pay-as-you-go mobile Web access

Opera Software launched Web Pass, enabling operator partners to offer subscribers pay-as-you-go access to the mobile Internet.