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.
Thread beginning with comment 519597
To view parent comment, click here.
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
RE[4]: Fastmail
by bornagainenguin on Sun 27th May 2012 05:03 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Fastmail"
bornagainenguin
Member since:
2005-08-07

PresentIt posted...

The time to start looking at alternatives is before you need them so you know where to jump when the time comes.
There will be time after the acquisition has been announced. Panicking before that will just waste your time.


I would say that by researching their options now they are doing the opposite of panicking, they are taking careful reasoned steps on what they will do if such an acquisition were announced. Who gets hurt by shopping around?

--bornagainpenguin

Reply Parent Score: 3