Opera Browser Adds TRON to its Native Crypto Wallet

TRON founder Justin Sun has been in the news recently through a number of events. Most famously, perhaps, the recent Tesla giveaway debacle raised the ire of the cryptocurrency community and may well have backfired against its original intention. However, the famous founder has also encountered a host of positive news bites regarding his blockchain platform TRON. Most recently, the company announced a partnership with Opera, the streamlined web browser of choice in much of Asia. Opera sings The connection with Opera is a major boon for TRON. Already boasting…

Opera Web Browser Crypto Wallet Launches Support for Tron, TRC-Standard Tokens

Web browser Opera has added support for tron (TRX) and TRC-standard tokens to its built-in crypto wallet, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 15. Last year, Opera first developed crypto wallet and Web 3.0 capabilities for its Android browser, launching the product in December 2018 with support for ether (ETH) and interactions with decentralized applications (DApps). “Web 3” is a term that was initially coined to refer to efforts to develop a semantic internet, and is increasingly used to refer to the evolution of a more…

Opera Releases New Browser With Built-In Crypto Wallet and Web 3.0 Explorer

Major web browser Opera is releasing a new browser with a built-in cryptocurrency wallet. The development was announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 9. Opera’s new browser Opera 60 (codenamed Reborn 3) features a native cryptocurrency dubbed Opera Wallet and a Web 3 explorer, which enables users to conduct transactions and interact with the blockchain-based internet, also known as Web 3. The browser also provides a virtual private network (VPN) feature in a bid to enhance users’ privacy and security. The Opera Wallet purportedly synchronizes with…

Opera Web Browser Crypto Wallet to Expand Services to iOS Users

Major web browser Opera has announced the upcoming launch of Opera Touch for iOS, according to an official press release published Tuesday, March 5. Opera Touch is a Web 3 browser with an integrated crypto wallet and support for Ethereum (ETH) and interactions with decentralized applications (DApps). Back in December, Opera launched its “Web 3-ready” browser with a built-in crypto wallet for Android users. Opera explains the decision to expand its services to iOS as the result of the successful integration of the crypto wallet and DApp explorer for Android.…

HTC’s Blockchain Phone Exodus Partners With Opera Browser, Adds Multiple DApps

Blockchain-centric smartphone Exodus, developed by consumer electronics giant HTC, announced that it had partnered with Opera Browser as well as added support for multiple DApps. The news was revealed in a series of tweets on Feb. 26 from the firm’s official Twitter. The company announced support for Etheremon and Decentraland DApps in its ZIONVault integrated cold storage. Moreover, according to a Verge report, the smartphone now also supports a Taiwanese DApp called Numbers. Numbers reportedly tracks user data and allows users to sell their data to third parties for cryptocurrency,…

Buy Ethereum on Opera | Browser Wallet Accepts ETH Purchases

Web browser Opera announced earlier today that Android users can now buy Ethereum (ETH) directly from its browser wallet. For reference, ETH is currently selling for $104.75 USD per coin according to CoinMarketCap. Buying Ethereum on Opera To make Ethereum transactions possible in this manner, Opera has partnered with regulated crypto brokerage Safello to provide the cash-to-crypto exchange. Further, the browser is making life even easier by enabling payments with credit and debit cards. It has also implemented other payment networks such as Sweden’s Swish. According to the web browsing…

Opera Android Users in Sweden, Norway and Denmark Can Now Purchase Ethereum via Browser

The Android version of major web browser Opera now integrates a function that lets its users purchase Ethereum (ETH) through the browser, a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Feb. 6 reveals. According to the press release, the new service is available to users based out of Sweden, Norway and Denmark due to Opera’s new partnership with brokerage firm Safello. Safello, according to Opera, is registered with the Financial Supervisory Authority (FSA) in Sweden. Julia Szyndzielorz, senior PR manager at Opera, told Cointelegraph in an email that Opera’s addition of…

Opera Adds Crypto Buying Service to Android Wallet

Opera now lets Android users buy ethereum’s ether (ETH) cryptocurrency directly from its browser-based wallet, it announced Wednesday. For the new service, Opera said it has partnered with regulated crypto brokerage Safello to provide the cash-to-crypto exchange. The feature allows payments with credit and debit cards, along with “trusted” payment networks including Swish in Sweden. At launch, ether purchasing is available only in Sweden, Norway and Denmark, however. Safello – which is registered with Sweden’s Financial Supervisory Authority – will verify users who make purchases using Sweden’s BankID and Denmark’s NemID…

Opera Releases ‘Web 3-Ready’ Android Browser With Ethereum, DApp Support

Opera has launched its “Web 3-ready” browser for Android, with crypto wallet integration, support for Ethereum (ETH) and interactions with decentralized applications (DApps). The launch was announced at the Hard Fork Decentralized event in London Dec. 13, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph. Charles Hamel, product manager of Opera Crypto, has outlined that the new product aims to remove the “friction” involved in “using cryptocurrencies online and accessing Web 3 via special apps or extensions,” in a bid to make the emerging technologies more “mainstream.”   Hamel explained…

Opera Partners With Ledger Capital to Explore Blockchain Applications

Opera has partnered with blockchain advisory and financial services firm Ledger Capital to explore possible blockchain applications, according to a press release published September 28. Per the announcement, the two companies are looking to investigate applications and use cases of blockchain and how the technology can be deployed within Opera products and its ecosystem. As previously reported, Opera became the first major web browser that included a built-in cryptocurrency wallet. Commenting on the initiative, Charles Hamel, Product Lead of Opera’s crypto wallet, said that “paying with the crypto wallet is…