Monday, December 16, 2019

LA Times Receives Tips In BAT As It Becomes A Brave Browser Verified Publisher

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Babatunde Modupe
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The fourth most circulated newspaper in the U.S., the Los Angeles Times recently signed up as a verified brave browser publisher. This recent development enables the media firm to start receiving tips and recurring contributions in Basic Attention Token [BAT].

Brave Browser Verified Publisher

LA times signed up to become a verified brave browser publisher on the 11th April 2019. This action made the news outlet join the ranks of other verified publishers such as the Guardian, The Washington Post, LADbible, and Cryptoslate.

The LA Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881. The newspaper is the largest newspaper in the United States of America that is not headquartered on the east coast. An estimate from similar web revealed that latimes.com is visited over 37 million times per month.

Brave rewards enable content creators to get paid without using ads. Also, the readers on brave browser set a monthly contribution amount in basic attention token (BAT), which is divided up between the site they visit most.

Meanwhile, the users don’t need to purchase BAT cryptos to contribute to these websites they enjoy. They can opt in to view ads while browsing, earn 70 percent of the revenue generated from the service. The earnings can then be given back to the publishers.

The publishers can collect the contributions in BAT or have it converted to fiat through brave connected crypto conversion service uphold. Brave does not require the publisher nor the reader to do anything different than allowing publishers to produce the content readers value without yielding to advertisements.

Basic Attention Token currently ranks #23 by market capitalization, it’s up 14.69% over the past 24 hours. BAT has a market capitalization of $411.56M with a 24-hour volume of $44.6M.

Brave Browser Adoption

Recently, the Brave Browser was adopted by HTC as the official browser of HTC exodus mobile phone. The HTC-created HTC Exodus 1 phone with a focus on the blockchain technology, to serve users who wish to monitor their cryptocurrencies directly from their mobile devices, without requiring any other hardware. To achieve this, HTC created its hardware wallet with multi-asset support. This wallet is referred to as Zion, and it functions on independent hardware embedded into the phone.

Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software Inc. based on the Chromium web browser. The browser blocks ads and website trackers. In a future version of the browser, the company has proposed adopting a pay-to-surf business model.

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