SpeedReader: Fast and Private Reader Mode for the Web

This post is an abbreviated version of this report, based on research conducted at Brave by Andrius Aucinas (Performance Researcher), Peter Snyder (Privacy Researcher), and Dr. Ben Livshits (Chief Scientist), as well as by Mohammad Ghasemisharif (Ph.D student in...

The New Brave is 22% Faster

Newly Redesigned Chromium-Based Brave Browser Has 22% Faster Load Time than Exiting Brave Muon Version, on Average This research was conducted by Andrius Aucinas, performance researcher at Brave, and Dr. Ben Livshits, Brave’s Chief Scientist. Back in March we...

Few Realize “Private Mode” Is Not Really Private

Few Realize “Private Mode” Is Not Really Private Preliminary results of a user study   This ongoing research is being conducted by Ruba Abu-Salma, a Ph.D student in Computer Science from University College London (UCL), and Brave’s Chief Scientist, Dr. Ben Livshits....

Brave’s Payment Spec Out for Developer Input

UPDATE: some details in this post are obsolete; please see [new post] At Brave Software, we love browsers. We love using them and we love coding them. As the user interface to the Web, we know how important browsers are to the Internet. And – if you’ve been...