After Google, Microsoft is RUMORED to have bought Opera!
CoolTechZone.com, a tech magazine has this insider report claiming that the world’s largest software company Microsoft has acquired Opera Software. They also claim that both Google and Microsoft were bidding for this deal and in the end, Microsoft emerged the winner out of the two. The magazine also claims that the deal is almost through and both the companies are now talking about locations for the browser’s research and development centers throughout the world.
In other Google vs M$ news:
It's all over--including the shouting, swearing and chair-throwing. We'd call it a gentleman's agreement, but the preceding conduct was far from noble or squirely: Microsoft said late Thursday it had reached a settlement with rival Google and former employee Kai-Fu Lee, thus putting to bed a legal battle that had exposed behind-the-scenes ill-feeling between the companies.