Browsing the "Browsers" Tag

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The New Effort to Get Bitcoin’s Lightning Network In Every Browser

| Alyssa Hertig

Devs are looking to make bitcoin's layer-two lightning network compatible with a payment standard used by all major browsers – and so far, so good.

Opera Wallet Users Can Now Send CryptoKitties and Other Collectibles

| Daniel Palmer

Opera now allows users to send crypto collectibles, such as CryptoKitties, directly from its beta-stage in-browser crypto wallet.

Firefox Plans to Block Crypto Mining Malware in Future Releases

| Nikhilesh De

Mozilla Firefox intends to add a function to block cryptomining scripts on websites by default in one of its upcoming releases.

Opera Is Testing a Mobile Browser With a Built-In Crypto Wallet

| Christine Kim

The web browser Opera is looking to get ahead with changing times by launching its first full-featured browser with a built-in crypto wallet.

UK Cyber Security Division Issues Warning on PC ‘Cryptojacking’

| Nikhilesh De

The UK National Cyber Security Centre highlighted the rising number of browser apps which force computers to mine cryptocurrencies in a new report.

Salon Offers Readers Choice Between Ads and Mining Monero

| Nikhilesh De

Salon announced this week that it would allow users to run a cryptominer instead of viewing ads as part of its revenue-generating efforts.

Opera Browser Adds Cryptocurrency Miner Protection for Smartphones

| Nikhilesh De

The Opera web browser is now protecting smartphones from cryptocurrency miners embedded in websites, the company says.

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Are Blockchains Key to the Future of Web Encryption?

| Joshua Oliver

A deep dive into problems in the internet identity space and where blockchains could play a role.

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Bitcoin and the Brave Future of Browsers

| Josh Metnick

A new bitcoin-powered browser called Brave promises to bring users a more private, ad-free Internet experience, and boost income for web publishers.