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Mobile browser companies merge as Opera acquires Skyfire

Opera Software, best known for its PC and mobile web browsers, has acquired California-based rival Skyfire Labs.

Skyfire offers consumers a mobile browser that can handle Flash Video and a variety of other video formats. In addition, its ‘Rocket Optimizer’ software can be used by mobile operators to reduce the size of video and other multimedia material when mobile bandwidth is under demand.

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More funding and London office for browser company Skyfire

Mobile web browser business Skyfire Labs has raised $8 million in its latest round of funding. Current investors Matrix Partners, Trinity Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners have been joined by Verizon Communications subsidiary Verizon Investments LLC.

Skyfire says it’ll use the funds to meet the demands of wireless operator customers and also to expand into Europe and Asia.

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Skyfire drops support for its Windows Mobile and Symbian web browsers

The free Skyfire browser will no longer be supported on Windows Mobile and Symbian devices after the end of this year.

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Skyfire launches Flash-friendly web browser for Apple iPhone

Browser company Skyfire has launched the first mobile browser for the Apple iPhone that offers access to videos designed for the Adobe Flash Player. It converts the videos into the H.264 video codec, which – unlike Adobe Flash – is supported by the iPhone and iPod touch.

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Skyfire browser for Android has been downloaded over a million times

Less than six months after launching its Android application, mobile browser company Skyfire says over one million consumers have downloaded the Skyfire mobile browser to their Android phones. Skyfire is currently in the top 0.02% of all products in the Android Marketplace.

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