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Social media is the first “app of the day”, Entertainment dominates the evening hours

San Mateo, Calif. - July 28, 2015

The very first app most U.S. mobile users open in the morning is for social networking, and the last one at night is for entertainment - but the app category with the highest loyalty, or frequent and consistent use, is news & information, Opera Mediaworks notes today in its Q2 2015 State of Mobile Advertising report.

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Opera Mediaworks unveils Opera House, a global creative studio for brands and agencies

San Mateo, Calif. - July 15, 2015

Opera Mediaworks, the first mobile ad platform built for brands, today announced the launch of its global creative studio, Opera House. With more than 60 well-known creative innovators and mobile marketing masterminds spread across the globe, Opera House arms brands and agency leaders with solutions and services to fulfill and test their mobile storytelling goals in a brand-safe and premium environment.

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Opera integrates cyscon's security software to protect German users from phishing attacks

Oslo, Norway - June 23, 2015

Opera Software is now offering a new, integrated security solution in its browser to protect German users from phishing attacks, thanks to an agreement with cyscon, a company specializing in online security.

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One million days of free internet: Naij.com partners with Opera Software and MTN to provide Nigerians with free mobile internet access

Lagos, Nigeria - June 18, 2015

Naij.com, Nigeria’s leading news, jobs and entertainment portal, is helping to bring free mobile internet to Nigerians via the MTN network. This has been made possible through Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass, which allows operators to package their data in a user-friendly way. At the click of a button, users can get online and explore what the mobile internet has to offer.

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Vietnam's first Opera-powered “all you can eat” app store available for Vinaphone subscribers

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - June 11, 2015

Opera Software and Vinaphone are introducing the first subscription “all-you-can-eat” app-store model in Vietnam. Vinaphone users can download all the premium apps and games they want for an entire week for VND 15,000 (USD 0.7).

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