China's Kunlun Tech and Qihoo 360 are leading the charge to buy out Opera Software for $1.2 billion, which is more than a 50 percent premium over its recent valuation.
Opera's board is recommending that its shareholders of the Norwegian company accept the current offer. It will be interesting to see what the next chapter holds for Opera given that their browser market-share has been dwindling, they abandoned their own rendering engine in favor of WebKit/Blink, etc. Are any of you still using Opera on Linux? Share your thoughts on their current Opera browser for Linux and this likely acquisition by commenting on this article in the forums.