I’m not sure I’d go quite as far as the article: Shhh… Opera holds the web’s most valuable secret. However, the idea of making mobile services (search, browse, apps) feel snappier by offloading processing and network traffic makes a lot of sense. Obviously the analysis of the data they collect must be fascinating. And valuable.

The piece about ad-broking is possibly more interesting. It has to happen, and soon. I guess lots of ad-supported sites and apps are trying to avoid it as best they can.