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Opera Offers Ad-Blocking Browser

Norwegian company Opera is introducing a version of its desktop browser that includes built-in ad-blocking features. It claims to get 45% faster loading times than Chrome with AdBlock and 21% faster than Firefox with Adblock.

The twist: Opera relies on advertising for a big part of its revenue. A spokeswoman for Opera said the company didn't see a contradiction in introducing ad-blocking control features in its products.

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