• Crypto-friendly Brave beats Chrome
    Alt coins,  Technology

    Crypto-friendly Brave is the top-rated browser on Google Play… beating out Chrome

    Brave has a rating of 4.8 on the app store, far more than Chrome’s 4.1 stars—but the privacy browser still has a far smaller market share

    The browser bills itself as a tool that blocks data-grabbing ads and trackers—meaning pages load faster, and battery life is preserved. Instead, it offers a blockchain-based digital advertising platform called Brave Rewards, which rewards users with the Basic Attention Token (BAT) cryptocurrency whenever they opt in to see advertisements. The company says that it shares 70% of revenues with participants in this program.

  • Brave affiliate links
    Alt coins,  Technology

    Misfortune favors the Brave: Browser’s affiliate links kick up a stink

    Brave has long promised that users can opt into ads, but affiliate links were being automatically added when users type some crypto sites into their address bar

    "You deserve a better Internet," according to the privacy-focused Brave browser. It has positioned itself as the bastion of what the web should look like—a place where users aren’t exploited for financial gain. But now, a bombshell has emerged.

  • Brave attracts one million new users
    Ethereum,  Technology

    Brave attracts one million new users in March

    As most of us spend more time at home because of the pandemic, a web browser that pays users in crypto is enjoying a spike in demand

    The co-founder of Firefox parent Mozilla, Eich’s stated aim is to “fix the internet” with Brave—and part of this plan involves paying users in crypto. A share of advertising revenue is distributed to users who agree to view ads in the form of Ethereum-based Basic Attention Tokens. This digital asset can then be cashed in or used to reward content creators on platforms such as YouTube and Twitch.

  • Opera browser integrates Unstoppable’s .crypto
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Opera browser integrates Unstoppable’s .crypto domain

    The company believes the system driving its blockchain-based domain names has the potential to ‘replace the old internet entirely’

    Unstoppable Domains has partnered with Opera to create decentralized websites using the .crypto extension—a modern alternative to .com, .org, .gov and the rest of the world wide web’s domain names.