• 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.

  • Steem Justin Sun under the bus
    Alt coins,  People,  Technology

    Huobi, Binance throw Justin Sun under the bus

    The two exchanges have essentially repudiated their support of the mega-marketing Tron CEO’s hostile takeover of the Steem blockchain

    Facing widespread anger from the Steem community, two leading cryptocurrency exchanges have thrown Tron Foundation CEO Justin Sun under the bus after initially supporting his hostile takeover of the Steem blockchain.

  • PewDiePie and Justin Sun. A perfect storm of hype (via DLive, Tron).
    Alt coins

    Justin Sun’s BitTorrent buys DLive streaming platform

    The Tron founder said that PewDiePie-favored DLive will abandon its Lino blockchain in favor of Tron, used by decentralized peer-to-peer service BitTorrent

    Tron founder and CEO Justin Sun’s decentralized peer-to-peer filesharing network BitTorrent has bought DLive, the blockchain-based livestreaming home of world No. 2 YouTuber PewDiePie.

  • PewDiePie announcing his DLive partnership, April 9, 2019.
    Media

    Partnering with YouTube star PewDiePie brought DLive 2 million new viewers in April

    The jump in viewers shows the blockchain streaming platform’s partnership with the controversial streamer is paying off

    DLive saw its audience grow by 67% and the number of content creators using the DApp to reach an audience double in April, the same month it announced the controversial Swedish YouTube star chose it for his livestream broadcasts.