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Brave Software Finds 82% of People Wish the Web Were More Privacy-Oriented

Nov 13, 2019

Brave exposes an inflection point in the online ecosystem, with more users feeling increasingly concerned with protecting their online privacy and fed up with big tech. Whether due to recent data privacy investigations, high-profile breaches, or emerging government regulations, online privacy is a rising concern for users across the nation. According to a new survey of 1,500 U.S. web users conducted by Brave Software, 76 percent of users feel more concerned with protecting their online privacy than they did one year ago, and 88 percent wish they had more control over how large companies like Google and Facebook use their personal data. It’s time for a change.

The road to Brave 1.0

Nov 13, 2019

Over the past 4 ½ years I've been helping to build a "big" new startup named Brave. It's been a wild ride, far exceeding anything I could have imagined. The company has grown from a team of 2, to over 100 passionate mission-driven teammates. Our user base has grown to 8.7 million monthly active users. Our users help support over 300,000 registered content creators via micropayments. And our community is growing and thriving more every day.

Everipedia and Brave Announce Partnership

Oct 30, 2019

Brave to be Featured on Everipedia Homepage, Everipedia Ads to be Featured within Brave - GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – October 30, 2019: Everipedia, the world’s largest blockchain-based encyclopedia, and Brave, a privacy browser combined with a blockchain-based digital advertising platform, today announced a co-marketing agreement. The partnership will initially result in a campaign aimed at boosting both brands among their respective communities and is the first step towards a deeper collaboration.

Brave Partners with Uphold to Launch Wallet That Rewards Users for Browsing

Oct 3, 2019

BAT Rewards can now be transferred into users’ Uphold accounts. With today’s updated Brave browser for desktop (0.69), Brave users can choose to transfer Basic Attention Tokens (BAT) out of their Brave Rewards wallet and convert the tokens to many digital assets and fiat currencies, after completing a verification process with digital money platform Uphold. Previously, the Brave browser wallet was unidirectional, and its sole purpose was to anonymously and securely contribute to online publishers of the user’s choosing.

Brave Launches the First Advertising Platform Built on Privacy

Apr 24, 2019

Starting today, users of Brave’s latest release of the desktop browser for macOS, Windows, and Linux can choose to view privacy-preserving Brave Ads by opting into Brave Rewards. These users will receive 70% of the ad revenue share as a reward for their attention, which they can auto-contribute to publishers under default settings.

Brave Rewards on Android

Apr 17, 2019

Brave Rewards is now available in the latest version of Brave for Android (1.0.91). To download it on your device, please visit the Google Play Store.

Brave Sync Now Available for iPhones and iPads

Apr 2, 2019

Brave Sync is now available in today’s Brave for iOS release (version 1.9). Already a feature in the Brave desktop browser and Brave for Android app, Brave Sync for iOS enables users to automatically sync browsing data between devices running the Brave browser.

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.

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.

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.

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 Software Joins AdLedger

Dec 19, 2018

AdLedger, the non-profit research and development consortium building and implementing the blockchain standards for digital advertising, today announced that Brave Software, an innovative privacy browser combined with a blockchain-based digital advertising platform, is joining the collective.

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