"The fastest browser on Earth." That's what the Opera homepage has said since Tuesday. After five release candidates and two betas, the boys from Oslo just recently launched the final build of Opera 10.50.
The fallout from an alleged hacker attack against Google Inc. and others continued to spread, as Google moved to investigate whether any of its employees were involved and rival Yahoo Inc. was reprimanded by its Chinese partner over its response to the incident.
Microsoft Corp. challenged recommendations by European officials that people stop using its Internet Explorer browser because of a security hole that hackers exploited in the recent attack on Google Inc. and other companies.