Opera sells browser business to Chinese consortium for $600m

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Fat lady sings for Opera as it offloads its browsers to Chinese consortium
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Fat lady sings for Opera as it offloads its browsers to Chinese consortium

Deal comes days after $1.2bn takeover fell through

Web browser pioneer Opera has agreed a deal to sell its core consumer technology to a Chinese consortium for $600m - half the price of the deal it agree earlier this year with the same group, which fell...

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