Brave at Mobile World Congress #MWC19
On Wednesday, we shared new research that shows that Brave on Android consumes 40% less battery than other leading browsers. These significant savings mean that Brave users can expect up to two and a half extra hours of browsing per battery charge. More details are available on our site and in this Cnet article. Greenspector, which provides tools for application efficiency and measures energy and resource consumption for mobile apps, shared their recent research at MWC that ranks Brave as the least energy-hungry browser for smartphones. We also previewed Brave Rewards on Brave for Android in the booth that day, so stay tuned for more details.
We hosted a networking event on Wednesday evening in the booth alongside our partners. Uphold, Qwant, TAP Network, and Tresorit were present on our stand all week and held demos of their integration with Brave. Guests were treated to cocktails prepared by a mixologist, appetizers, and the famous Brave beanie!
Continue reading for news on ad blocking, features, performance, privacy and Basic Attention Token related announcements.
Brave and UC San Diego Announce SugarCoat, A New Solution to Strengthen the Protection of Web Users’ Privacy While Not Breaking Websites
Brave is pleased to announce SugarCoat, the result of a year-long research collaboration with University of California San Diego to create a new system to improve Web privacy without sacrificing compatibility at Web scale.
Today, we launch the Brave Wallet, a native wallet built into the browser, enabling users to store, manage, grow, and swap crypto from within Brave.
Brave partners with Solana to integrate it into the browser and make it the default for DApp support
Brave will integrate the Solana blockchain, providing default Solana ecosystem support to Brave’s 42 million MAUs and 1.3 million verified Creators.
Starting today, new Brave users will have the search functionality in the Brave browser powered by Brave Search, giving them the privacy and independence of a search/browser alternative to Big Tech.
Marketers from challenger brands unveil the strategies and tactics behind the risks they’ve taken in a new 10-episode season of The Brave Marketer Podcast.
This is the eleventh post in an ongoing, regular series describing new privacy features in Brave. This post describes work done by Senior Software Engineer Mark Pilgrim and Filter List Engineer Ryan Brown, and was written by Director of Privacy Peter Snyder.