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Opera Mini browser returns to GetJar app store

updated 02:15 pm EDT, Thu March 31, 2011

Conflict appears to be resolved

The Opera Mini browser has finally returned to smartphone app store GetJar, after several weeks of absence due to a competitive conflict. The reason for GetJar's turnaround remains unclear, although the company originally cited the embedded app store in Opera Mini as a violation of its terms of service and the primary reason for rejection.

"Opera Mini has been a great partner and one of our top apps for many years and our users will be happy to have a bigger and better version of Opera Mini back in our store," said GetJar CMO Patrick Mork in a blog post, though he did not delve into specifics.

The Opera app portal provides access to over 140,000 titles for most mobile platforms, aside from iOS, while GetJar offers a similar range of content. Mork initially claimed to have spent months attempting to resolve the conflict, though the company eventually decided to pull Opera Mini.

by MacNN Staff



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