Microsoft has signed an agreement to make Opera Mini the default browser on all of its Nokia Series 30+, Series 40 and Asha handsets, replacing Nokia's Xpress Browser, which is being killed off.
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Net Applications' latest numbers for web browser use in October shows that Internet Explorer gained some market share, as did Firefox, but Chrome dipped down to its lowest share in over two years.
An effort to expand Internet access to the billions of people around the world who don't currently have it has been announced called Internet.org, which has Facebook and Nokia among its partners.
Internet software testing service Sauce Labs claims the Internet Explorer family of browsers have generated more crash reports than other browsers but that more recent versions of IE crash much less.
Opera has announced it has launched the first public beta of its new Chromium engine-based web browser for Windows and Mac platforms, adding some new features while also removing its mail client.
A new study from NSS Labs claims that Microsoft's Internet Explorer 10 web browser had a 99.96 percent malware block rate while running Windows 8, putting it at the top of the browser list.
A new rumor is stating that Google and Opera were the ones who tipped off the EU about the absence of the browser ballot screen after the rollout of SP1 to Windows 7 users in the EU.
Internet Explorer has once again gained market share in February 2013, rising to 55.82% of the market, while Chrome has slipped a considerable amount to its lowest market share since September 2011
The various versions of the Opera web browser have now collected a total of 300 million users, according to the company today, who also announced a move to use WebKit for future versions.
Internet Explorer market share has risen 0.37% for the month of January to 55.14%, while Firefox and Opera also saw gains at the expense of Chrome's market share, which dropped by 0.56%
Data from Net Applications shows that Internet Explorer 10 was only being used by 0.89 percent in December, while IE8 remains on top in the world of browsers with 23.44 percent.
Opera users are currently having issues accessing Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud storage service. The service is sending Opera users more than 2 million NULL characters, making the browser unstable.
A recent interview with an Opera employee reveals that the company wishes to bring their Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browsers to Windows Phone 8, if the SDK supports all the native code required
Google and Opera have come to an agreement which will allow Opera to integrate Google into their browser, making it the default search partner for both the mobile and desktop versions.
A new website has launched, Go Dark For IE, that is leading a movement to have sites shut down on October 26th for people who use browsers below IE9 to get them to update their browsers.
Google has posted up a message stating that the Opera web browser is no longer supported for Google's Blogger service and recommends using Google's Chrome browser instead.
Opera's Turbo feature allows the browser to be used to bypass restrictions and bans online, thereby allowing certain groups to access sites which were previously thought to have been blocked.
Facebook's support for Google Chrome has been dropped in-order to support the Opera web browser which suggests the rumors behind Opera's acquisition by Facebook may be true.
A new rumor claims that Facebook is looking at acquiring Opera Software, the makers of the Opera web browser, in an effort to compete with other companies in this space.