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Opera Mini 9 hits the AppStore with Video Boost

Opera Mini 9

Opera Software unveiled a new version of its popular Opera Mini web browser, which is now better than ever. The main new feature is called Video Boost that will compress and optimize videos to make sure you don’t overspend your megabytes on a data plan. “This is the first time video optimization has been integrated…

Google’s Mike Cassidey Talks 3G Balloons on Science Friday

NPR’s Science Friday welcomed Mike Cassidey, the head of Google’s “Project Loon”, on today’s episode. Project Loon is Google’s experimental effort to provide 3G internet service to the most remote regions of the earth using helium balloons. Cassidy and his team are working on the prototype of the system in New Zealand. Interesting stuff! Click…

Groupon CEO ousted amid lackluster earnings

Groupon looking to raise $750 million in its IPO

Groupon announced today that CEO Andrew Mason is leaving the company. Mason founded the daily deal service in 2008 and by 2011, it had grown to a $1.610 billion company. Mason stepped down as CEO after several quarters of disappointing financial earnings chipped away at the company’s stock. In a moving letter, Mason admits his…

Binbit content now available from Opera Mini

Binbit content now available from Opera Mini

Opera Mini users can now easily get and pay for Binbit’s mobile entertainment services thanks to the integration of Binbit’s products and services into the Opera Payment Exchange (OPX). OPX’s goal is to make mobile payments a secure and easy experience for the more than 208 million Opera Mini users around the world. As a…

Opera hits 300 million users

Opera hits 300 million users

Opera Software announced reaching 300 million monthly users across all its browser products on phones, tablets, TVs and computers. And that’s just a start as the company prepares to launch its first WebKit-based browser later this month. The first look of the forthcoming Opera ICE will be unveiled from the floor of Mobile World Congress…

Opera launching WebKit-based Ice browser in February

Opera launching WebKit-based Ice browser in February

Opera Software will unveil a new browser during Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The company which makes the world’s most popular mobile web browser, Opera Mini, will launch a WebKit-based product with revamped UI that is described as cleaner and easier to use, relying heavily on gestures and big, easy-to-grasp icons. The forthcoming Opera Ice…

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