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TIM and Opera launch Brazilian app store

TIM, the second biggest operator in Brazil, partnered with Opera Software to launch the TIM …

Opera extends Vodafone deal

Browser company Opera Software signed a three year extension of its global frame agreement with Vodafone, which “gives Vodafone the chance to offer its customers Opera products such as a Vodafone-branded Opera Mini browser, a product that is at the core of Vodafone’s Internet strategy for feature phones, particularly in emerging markets.”

Opera and GetJar end app dispute

Independent app store GetJar is offering the latest version of the Opera Mini browser, following a dispute initiated when Opera launched its own competing store.

Opera and Telling announce Chinese mobile internet venture

Browser company Opera Software partnered with Telling Telecom Development to “establish a joint venture to develop a customised mobile browser for the Chinese market.”

Opera opens app store; falls foul of GetJar

Opera Software announced its Opera Mobile Store, which it claims “offers both free and paid applications for virtually any mobile platform and device.” However, shortly after the store was launched, paidContent:UK said that Opera’s browser products had been pulled from leading independent app store GetJar.

Opera releases WAC-ready widget runtime for Android

Opera Software introduced a new widget runtime platform for Google’s Android operating system which will support the Wholesale Application Community 1.0 specifications.

Skyfire trumpets iPhone browser with Flash content support

Mobile browser company Skyfire has submitted a mobile browser to Apple’s App Store which it says is “capable of playing Flash video while adhering to all Apple’s guidelines regarding HTML5 open-video standards on Apple devices”.

Telenor and Opera partner for mobile browsers

Telenor and Opera Software announced an agreement which will enable the operator’s various business units to co-brand, distribute and run the Opera Mini mobile browser.

Symbian Foundation adds members

The Symbian Foundation has announced that Acrodea, Brycen, HI Corporation, Ixonos, KTF, Opera Software, Sharp, TapRoot Systems and UIQ have become new members, taking total membership to 40 companies.

Opera aims to stay independent

Reuters reports that Opera Software chief executive Jon von Tetzchner hopes the Norwegian firm, known for its mobile browser, will stay independent despite the major industry players’ increasing focus on the sector.