Opera hits 300 million users, confirms Shifting to WebKit Engine

Opera today announced reaching the milestone 300 million monthly users across all its browser products on Phone, TVs, Tablets and Computers. 
"300 million marks the first lap, but the race goes on," says Lars Boilesen, CEO of Opera Software. "On the final stretch up to 300 million users, we have experienced the fastest acceleration in user growth we have ever seen. Now, we are shifting into the next gear to claim a bigger piece of the pie in the smartphone market."
The company now celebrating 300 million milestone with bigger news, the Opera browser will make the gradual transition to WebKit engine from it's current rendering engine. The upcoming Opera version comes with WebKit engine like Google Chrome and Apple Safari. 
Source-Opera blog