State of the Opera: Q1 2009

The financial results for the first quarter of 2009 are now available. This time around, desktop revenue only increased by 103% since Q1 2008, which is down from the 117% revenue increase in Q4 2008. Still, growth continues in all areas and business segments, and profits doubled or so since Q1 2008. …

Microsoft cancels hearing in EU antitrust case

Microsoft has decided to cancel a hearing it requested in the current EU antitrust case. According to Microsoft's Dave Heiner, this is because the dates of the hearing coincided with the "International Competition Network" competition law meeting, meaning that "many of the most influential Commission and national competition officials with the greatest interest in our…