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 launched the Basic Attention Token (BAT) in May 2017 with the aim of realizing the vision executing on the mission of the Basic Attention Token white paper.
THEMISv2 allows users to request updates and validate their rewards state in a private and unlinkable way. Users can also calculate the rewards they should receive, and submit proofs of correctness to Brave and other participants in the protocol.
The Brave Today news reader is accessible below the new tab page and is delivered anonymously to the user’s browser via Brave’s new private content delivery network.
Brave is a company where privacy isn’t just a feature; it’s a requirement. This is perhaps most obvious in the Brave Browser, where we block trackers, prevent fingerprinting, and include a privacy-preserving, opt-in and user-first ad-system, but Brave’s focus on privacy goes far beyond the browser.
We’re using Brave’s new private CDN to fetch RSS feeds anonymously and the browser’s personalization capabilities to rank headlines with a simple algorithm that will make the experience interesting for everyone.
Brave Complies With Apple iOS Guidelines, Will Continue to Innovate for Users and Creators They Support
Brave is releasing a new version of our iOS browser in order to comply with recent stipulations made by Apple.