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BATCommunity.org Now Live

Mar 29, 2019

Today we are excited to launch batcommunity.org, the official new homebase for the Basic Attention Token Community.

AMA with Holli Bohren

Mar 28, 2019

The ongoing AMA series on Reddit is an eight-month-long event that features various guests from the Brave and BAT teams.

New Brave Version for Android Features Bottom Toolbar and Brave Rewards Beta

Mar 14, 2019

The latest version of Brave for Android (1.0.88) is now available for download at the Google Play Store. With Brave Rewards, you can choose to reward the content creators you love at the amount that works for you, while keeping your browsing history private. We are happy to say that this is now available in beta.

Brave at Mobile World Congress #MWC19

Mar 7, 2019

Last week, Brave attended Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and unveiled its experiential booth to explain how it’s reinventing online advertising with its global ad platform built on privacy.

AMA with Ben Livshits

Feb 21, 2019

The most recent AMA took place on February 20th and featured Ben Livshits, Brave’s Chief Scientist.

Memory Savings in Brave: 33% to 66% memory reduction over Chrome

Feb 15, 2019

In this post we demonstrate that Brave’s privacy benefits from ad-blocking go hand-in-hand with performance improvements. Specifically, a well-implemented ad blocker can deliver 33% to 66% memory savings or 500 MB to as much as 1.9 GB across just 10 pages open in a single session.

Blockchain MarTech Industry Grows by 1,218% in 18 months

Feb 13, 2019

Never Stop Marketing Research, the leading research firm on the intersection of blockchain and marketing, and Brave Software, an innovative privacy browser combined with a blockchain-based digital advertising platform, today announced the release of a new tool to showcase the growth of blockchain solutions for marketers via the Blockchain MarTech Landscape.

Script Blocking Exceptions Update

Feb 12, 2019

We have received many questions about script blocking exceptions being reported by several news outlets and blogs. This conversation is about script loading, not tracking.

AMA with Joel Reis and Sergey Zhukovsky

Jan 31, 2019

The most recent AMA took place on January 30th and featured Joel Reis, Senior Software Engineer for iOS, and Sergey Zhukovsky, Senior Software Engineer for Android at Brave.

Cheddar Partnership

Jan 29, 2019

Cheddar, the leading post-cable news, media, and entertainment company, and Brave Software, an innovative privacy browser combined with a blockchain-based digital advertising platform, announced today that they are partnering to provide free subscriptions to premium Cheddar content for users of the Brave browser. Brave has committed to funding hundreds of thousands of Brave users to take advantage of the premium Cheddar subscription.

Brave alerts the FTC about two major problems in digital media & services markets

Jan 22, 2019

Big tech companies "cross-use" user data from one part of their business to prop up others. This hurts innovation & choice. The FTC must investigate. Plus, the GDPR is emerging as a defacto international standard. Whether this helps or harms United States firms will be determined by whether the United States enacts and actively enforces robust federal privacy laws. 

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