Firefox Browser To Address Crypto Malware Concerns In Upcoming Update

Mozilla Firefox To Combat CryptoMining The Mozilla Foundation, the California-based firm behind the ever so popular Firefox browser, has finally made its first formal mention of the nascent cryptocurrency industry, but sadly not in an optimal context. On August 30th, Mozilla issued a blog post highlighting a series of upgrades it intends to make for its…

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Opera Goes after Crypto Users with Crypto Wallet-Enabled Desktop Browser | BTCMANAGER

Opera is planning to expand its popularity among blockchain and crypto savvy users by embedding a cryptocurrency wallet into its desktop browser. With the move announced on August 8, 2018, it is expected to handle cryptocurrencies easier, as no other significant browser currently offers a similar service. If successful, Opera hopes to disrupt the browser…

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Brave Browser Extends Crypto Tipping to Reddit and Twitter

The Brave team is still working on ways to make their new browser more appealing. Combining the potential of cryptocurrency with online browsing will create many new use cases which would otherwise remain inaccessible. In a new effort, Brave now incentivizes users to tweet and use Reddit. Another Step Forward for Brave The Brave browser…

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MetaMask Rolls Out Version 4.9.0 With Slew Of Updates

The most recent version of the blockchain Dapp browser extension comes with various new features. In an August 6 announcement, the team behind MetaMask unveiled its newest version: 4.9.0. A couple main updates include support for Trezor hardware wallets and integration with Ethereum Name Service (ENS) domains. The blockchain Dapp bridge will also stop automatic…

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Odin: Redefining the Browser

The internet technology was invented in the early 1980s, known by the public in 1990s and used globally from the beginning of the 21st century. The Internet is now connecting every single part of the world. The first online advertisement was listed on hotwired.com on Oct 27, 1994. From then on, the internet has been…

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Baidu To Launch A Blockchain Reward System

While Google might still be making up its mind on whether to launch their own cryptocurrency, their rival search engine from across the sea; China, is already making strides with the technology underpinning cryptos. Baidu has announced they will be rewarding their customers through ‘Totem‘, a blockchain-based platform that helps its users protect and manage…

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Bitmain to Buy Majority of Shares in Opera Internet Browser

Bitmain is reportedly going to invest $50 million in the initial public offering of Opera Ltd, the company behind the familiar web browser. An IPO is when a company sells its shares to the public for the first time. Opera Ltd expects to raise $115 million, according to Reuters, and its symbol on the Nasdaq stock…

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Brave Browser Launches Trial for Advertising Program

Brave Software, the publisher of an open-source web browser boasting enhanced privacy features, built-in ad blocker, and built-in cryptocurrency (Basic Attention Token [BAT]), has commenced the trial phase of its ad program. Brave users who participate in the trial for the program will be paid a sum of BAT proportional to 70% of the company’s…

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Browser Based Mining Is Becoming More Common

Browser based coin mining is becoming ever more common in the cryptocurrency world. Malicious browser-based coin mining is also something which happens, now for many this can go on, totally undetected and ultimately, its unlikely such mining would cause you any problems. I suppose the word malicious here is not always appropriate, whilst other malware…

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