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Twitch Support

Mar 1, 2018

Today we’re announcing that Twitch streamers can earn revenue in connection with the Brave browser. As part of our commitment to Twitch, we have added up to an additional $1 million to our referral program for creators.

Let’s Encrypt Sponsorship

Feb 27, 2018

Today Brave is proud to announce its corporate sponsorship of Let’s Encrypt, a free, automated, and open certificate authority (CA).

Multi-property Support Now Live for Brave-verified Creators

Feb 1, 2018

As part of our effort to make the Basic Attention Token platform even more efficient and easy to use for our thousands of verified sites and content creators, we recently upgraded our Publishers website to allow a single publisher account to manage multiple properties.

ETHWaterloo Hackathon: Integrating MetaMask into Brave

Oct 20, 2017

This past weekend, a few members of our engineering team packed up and traveled to Waterloo, Ontario, to join 100 teams (over 400 developers from 32 countries) at ETHWaterloo, the world’s largest Ethereum hackathon.

BAT Mercury Launch

Oct 12, 2017

Today we’re pleased to announce that the first phase of BAT Mercury is complete, four and half months after our token sale.

QUIC in the wild

Apr 25, 2017

Back-story: Brave users reported ads getting past our ad-blocking shields in previous Chromium versions, beginning with reports of ads displaying on YouTube.com on October 11, 2016.

Their connection, your data.

Mar 30, 2017

Why should users care about privacy, and protecting their data from being collected and sold by third parties?

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How to find my chip

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  2. Select “About This Mac”.

  3. In the “Overview” tab, look for “Processor” or “Chip”.

  4. Check if it says “Intel” or “Apple”.

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Select what kind of chip your Mac comes with

Intel Chip icon Intel Chip

Most common

Apple Chip icon Apple Chip

Nov 2020 and later

How to find my chip

  1. At the top left, Open the Apple menu.

  2. Select “About This Mac”.

  3. In the “Overview” tab, look for “Processor” or “Chip”.

  4. Check if it says “Intel” or “Apple”.

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