Neowin News Feed for: Brave Neowin News Feed for: Brave en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft has blocked third parties from changing the default browser in Windows 11 again <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While it was already very difficult to change the default browser choice in Windows 11, Mozilla and EdgeDeflector made it a little easier to divert OS level links, that is now blocked in build 22494. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 12 Nov 2021 11:02:01 +0000 Windows 11 Default apps settings for browsers is facing backlash from rivals <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Edge rivals Chrome, Firefox, Brave, Opera, and Vivaldi, are rather unhappy at how the Windows 11 Default apps selection for browsers works presently in the Windows 11 preview builds. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sayan Sen) Wed, 18 Aug 2021 20:52:01 +0000 Vivaldi and Brave web browsers come out against Google's FLoC <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Vivaldi and Brave have announced that they will disable FLoC ad tracking in their Chromium-based web browsers. The declarations come after Google said it had begun trialling the technology in Chrome. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 13 Apr 2021 22:00:01 +0000 Ecosia becomes a default search provider in Brave browser <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ecosia has announced that it&#039;s now available as a default search provider in the Brave web browser. This will open the search engine up to Brave&#039;s 24 million active users and help to drive traffic. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 28 Jan 2021 10:54:01 +0000 InterPlanetary File System support added to Brave <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The niche web browser, Brave, has announced the initial implementation of IPFS. It allows users to access content on distributed IPFS nodes directly from the browser, boosting internet resilience. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 19 Jan 2021 18:34:01 +0000 Brave gained 8.7 million new users in 12 months <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Brave web browser now has 20 million monthly active users and 7 million daily active users according to its maker. These new figures represent a 2.3 times increase compared to this time last year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 02 Nov 2020 20:44:01 +0000 Brave browser and Internet Archive team up to revive dead pages <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Brave web browser now has native support for Internet Archive&#039;s Wayback Machine. If you land on a dead page, you&#039;ll get an option to load a saved version of the page sourced from the Internet Archive. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 26 Feb 2020 14:30:01 +0000 An unofficial version of Brave browser brings native ARM64 support <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A build of the Brave browser compiled by a Windows Insider MVP supports ARM64 PCs natively. The efforts were acknowledged by the team, suggesting that it might make it to the official version. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Mon, 17 Feb 2020 19:56:01 +0000 Brave 1.0 launches and Brave Rewards arrive on iOS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Brave Software has announced the availability of Brave 1.0. While the release isn&#039;t particularly groundbreaking, iOS users are now allowed to use the Brave Rewards system to fund websites. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 14 Nov 2019 08:24:01 +0000 Google Chrome 82 will remove FTP support, set to affect 0.1% of users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has announced that Chrome 82 will lose for FTP URLs and will instead try to open a third-party program capable of handling FTP links. The decision could affect Opera, Vivaldi, and Brave too. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 16 Aug 2019 14:08:02 +0000 Tech firms back amendment to CCPA for even stronger protections <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Several technology companies have backed a new amendment to California&#039;s upcoming privacy laws. The amendment extends protections for end users; it was largely backed by privacy-first firms. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:34:01 +0000 Latest beta release of the Brave web browser brings major changes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The team behind the fledgling web browser, Brave, has published a new beta which includes some big changes concerning the UI and private browsing, which now uses Tor for added security. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 28 Sep 2018 05:44:01 +0000 Brave browser passes three million monthly active users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The team behind the Brave browser has announced that it now has three million monthly active users and that it&#039;s in the Top 10s under &quot;free communication apps&quot; on Android in 21 countries. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:44:01 +0000 Ad-blockers on smartphones becoming a major threat to online advertising <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With 20 percent of all smartphone users opting for ad-blockers, the online advertising business is set to suffer a major setback in developing markets where mobile internet is dominant. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Shreyas Gandhe) Tue, 31 May 2016 23:40:01 +0000 NetMarketShare is the latest to declare Google Chrome as the most popular desktop browser <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Internet Explorer has lost its top spot to Google&#039;s Chrome. Internet Explorer has been declining heavily for the past few months while Chrome&#039;s usage grew. Firefox also fell into single digits. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 03 May 2016 02:50:01 +0000 Ex-CEO of Mozilla launches new web browser called Brave <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Brendan Eich, Mozilla&#039;s Ex-CEO, has unveiled a new browser called Brave. The browser aims to strike a balance between user privacy and being fair to publishers, ensuring they get ad revenues. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 22 Jan 2016 23:00:01 +0000 PCs brave Black Friday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>PC makers have some reasons to be thankful, according to new retail sales results from Thanksgiving week. Overall PC hardware unit sales, which include desktops, notebooks, monitors, PDAs (personal digital assistants) and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 01 Dec 2004 02:57:26 +0000 Phantom Brave Coming Stateside This Fall <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Nippon Ichi Software today confirmed that it will be making its North American debut as a publisher with Phantom Brave for PlayStation 2. The latest strategy-RPG from the makers of Disgaea is slated to arrive... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 02 May 2004 23:49:35 +0000 Safari exposes IE as a brave face for poor coding <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Safari developer David Hyatt has attacked Internet Explorer for letting website developers get away with writing 'malformed code' and consequently holding back the development of Apple's browser. In his weblog Hyatt explains that most of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 20 Jan 2004 15:19:22 +0000 IBM outlines a brave new world <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Partners, integration, Linux - or 200 million new IT workers Without advances in technology to cope with increasingly complex systems, the IT industry will need 200 million new workers, according to the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Tue, 20 May 2003 14:35:20 +0000