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Opera moves towards web 3, adopts multiple blockchains


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According to reports, a leading cryptocurrency-oriented browsers, Opera recently announced the adoption of eight blockchains. This adoption is in line with the browser’s measures to acquaint Web3 t o its over 380 million customer base.

Recall that early this year Opera inaugurated the Crypto Browser initiative. Opera crypto browser drive is a web3 focused enterprise, to enable users to explore decentralized applications (Dapp). The project also focuses on navigation across games and metaverse outlets. As part of the program, the Opera browser company added backing for eight prominent blockchain ecosystems considered are; Bitcoin(BTC), Solana(SOL), Polygon(MATIC), StarkEx, Ronin, Celo, Nervous DAO, and IXO

Furthermore, Opera announced that users can now explore polygon and Solana Decentralized applications. Also, it includes the benefit of Layer 2 Defi through StarkWare-powered DiversiFi. As it stands, this latest integration aids Opera subscribers to explore Polygon Proof of stake(POS) blockchain grants them entry to the Ethereum L2 ecosystem through Stark’s channel. According to the company report, the motive behind incorporating diverse blockchain was to aid chain agnosticism and Web3 involvement. Also, guarantees an environment-friendly manner.

According to Jorgen Arnesen, EVP Mobile at Opera, Web3 is on its way to evolving into mainstream web technology. He revealed users won’t need to know they are interacting with it. In his statement, consumers need to get a superior user insight and a true benefit.Consequently, he emphasized the need for provision of carbon-neutral solutions with low gas fees.

Opera close competitor adopts Solana blockchain technology

Opera’s rival, Brave browser late last year also adopted the Solana blockchain to boost its DApps capacity. Brave software technology emerges as a combined blockchain-based digital advertising platform. It is upgrading the web for users, publishers, and advertisers. According to its creator, users get a private, speedy web experience with including longer battery life.

Brave currently has over 42 million monthly active users and 1.3million Verified Publishers. Brave software was spearheaded by Brendan Eich, creator of JavaScript and coco-founder of Mozilla(Firefox). The Brave solution is a win-win for everyone who has a stake in the Open web.

Lastly, Brendan Eich, CEO and co-founder of Brave revealed that the adoption becomes incorporated to pave way for nthe next billion crypto users to restrict applications and tokens. However, Brave is yet to announce the addition of multi-chain support to challenge its rising competitors.

David Idowu
David Idowu
David Idowu is a crypto reporter and trader with wealthy years of experience. He believes that blockchain technology has numerous opportunities that are begging for proper utilization. Away from work, David is either reading about World Politics, History or Tech Innovations.

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