Opera has announced the release of its new blockchain-ready browser with a built-in Ethereum wallet on the Android platform. According to the statement released earlier today, the updated app which comes with Web 3 support is now available to users for download on the Google Play Store. Opera says that the new app aims to provide Android
Opera (OPRA), a browser built on the Blink engine and growing competitor of Google Chrome, announced this week that it has partnered with Ledger Capital, a blockchain and cryptocurrency research and investment firm, to explore the development of decentralized applications (dApps) for the Opera browser platform. According to the announcement, Opera plans to develop an array of applications on […]
Opera, the fifth most widely utilized browser behind Chrome, Edge, Firefox, and Safari, has added built-in Ethereum support to its desktop app, enabling Web 3.0, an ecosystem that allows users can seamlessly interact with decentralized applications (dApps) and peer-to-peer systems on the blockchain. To utilize Ethereum-based dApps, users are required to have non-custodial wallets like
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UK soap opera, Coronation Street, played its part in raising cryptocurrency awareness this week, with a storyline involving the imaginary ‘WhipCoin’.
Rags to Riches to…
Coronation Street is the worlds longest running TV soap opera, with a regular audience of around 8 million. In the programme, Ryan Connor, a semi-regular character since 2006, has gambled away the money he earned DJing in Ibiza. He then remembers investing 50 quid (£50) in WhipCoin several years ago. A quick internet search and he realizes that his investment is now worth £250 million.
If only he could remember his password!
Opera Ltd (NASDAQ: OPRA), the Norway-headquartered company behind the browser used by 322 million people, has decided to open up its desktop browser to its recently released mobile crypto wallet. The developers say this is due to the “overwhelmingly positive response of the crypto-community and users to the crypto wallet in Opera for Android.”
The latest version of the Opera for Android, currently available in a private beta, introduces an easy-to-use and built-in cryptocurrency wallet functionality to the browser. This means that a significant part of Opera’s 322 million user base across all platforms would no longer need to install separate extensions to handle supported crypto payments on mobile devices.