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After Google, Microsoft is RUMORED to have bought Opera!

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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.

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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.

Gates' Microsoft And Google Settle Employee Row .

Opera denies Microsoft take over

SantaSoft, I mean Microsoft isn't giving us an early Christmas gift after all, since Opera confirmed that the Microsoft purchase was in fact false.

"Our phones have been ringing off the hook," said a spokesman for Opera. "But it's not true. We have not been bought, and we have not received any offers. It's just a rumour, like the Google rumour last week."

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I'd rather have coal

I cant' tell you how releaved I am that Opera wasn't purchased by Microsoft. I've been an Opera user for quite a while and would have been greatly displeased if Gates had gotten his hands on something that Microshaft would only then totally screwup.

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