Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 25th May 2012 19:09 UTC
Opera Software Pocket-lint has a rumour up that Facebook is interested in acquiring Opera to kickstart their own move into the browser market, to compete with Mozilla, Google, and Microsoft. While it would mean much-deserved recognition for Opera, I actually hope such a deal does not go through - for entirely selfish reasons.
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by Hiev on Sat 26th May 2012 14:44 UTC
Hiev
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2005-09-27

For an acquisition two are needed, the buyer and the seller, so don't just blame Facebook, Opera may be a sold out.

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by PresentIt on Sat 26th May 2012 16:43 in reply to "..."
PresentIt Member since:
2010-02-10

For an acquisition two are needed, the buyer and the seller, so don't just blame Facebook, Opera may be a sold out.


Or they may genuinely believe that having a huge and extremely powerful corporation behind the browser is going to take it to the next level.

Also, who's blaming Facebook? For what?

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by Fergy on Sat 26th May 2012 21:24 in reply to "RE: ..."
Fergy Member since:
2006-04-10

Also, who's blaming Facebook? For what?

Destroying the way the internet works? Creating a walled garden internet? Not caring about privacy?

You would think it would be obvious to a technical user why Facebook is bad.

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