Why Did Opera Integrate Bitcoin Wallet To Its Web Browser?
How and why did Opera integrate a cryptocurrency wallet to its web browser? Charles Hamel, the Cryptocurrency Product Lead at Opera, one of the main web browsers with more than 180 million monthly active users, shared his answers to this question at Bitcoin Wednesday on 4 December 2019.
Hamel explains the opportunities as well as challenges for the new version of Opera that is getting ready for Web 3.0 applications and supports cryptocurrency wallets for payments. He also talks about the Opera's vision of the Internet of Value (IoV) and the friction between crypto wallets and the mainstream services that will have to integrate cryptocurrencies in the coming web.