Search Engine Land: Privacy-focused, rewarded ads browser Brave tops 10M monthly active users

Search Engine Land: Privacy-focused, rewarded ads browser Brave tops 10M monthly active users. “Brave said it has seen a surge in user adoption since releasing version 1.0 of the privacy-centric browser on November 13, 2019. Monthly active users (MAU) have doubled in a year to 10.4 million as of the end of last month.”

Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too (PC World)

PC World: Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too. “Brave Software’s new Brave browser, which emerges out of a long beta into a full-fledged Brave 1.0 release today, works in two ways: As a privacy-minded browser that does everything it can to minimize your footprint on the Web, and as a convoluted means of paying people who provide you the content that you read daily.”

BetaNews: Release candidate of Chromium-based Microsoft Edge available to download now — full launch coming January 15

BetaNews: Release candidate of Chromium-based Microsoft Edge available to download now — full launch coming January 15. “Today, after various beta builds, the company is launching the release candidate of the new Microsoft Edge for both Windows and macOS. It has also revealed that the date for general availability is January 15.”

The Next Web: Major Chinese browser ‘Maxthon’ has a bug that allows anyone admin access

The Next Web: Major Chinese browser ‘Maxthon’ has a bug that allows anyone admin access. “One of China’s most popular browsers, Maxthon, has a bug in its Windows version that can allow a hacker to take admin control and install malware. A report by security firm SafeBreach notes it reported the vulnerability in September.”