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Brendan Eich is a big name in the tech industry, as a technologist and creator of JavaScript and the Mozilla Project. Eich was born in July 4, 1961 and grew up in California. His academic achievements include a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Santa Clara University and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign. Starting his career at Silicon Graphics, he also ventured into writing microkernel and DSP code for MicroUnity Systems Engineering. He then went on to create the Mozilla project as its chief architect. He has served as a CEO and Chief Technical Officer for the Mozilla Foundation, which he co-founded. He is currently the CEO of Brave Software.

In the crypto community, he is the founder of Basic Attention Token (BAT) which uses Ethereum technology for a utility based token aiming to be a unit of account for advertisers, publishers and the advertising industry. BAT’s ICO was launched in early 2017, raising $35 million in just 30 seconds. He also serves as advisor for Exchange Union Coin, which tried to enable cross-exchange trading, clearing, deposits and withdrawals.

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Brave Publishers Can Now Have Their Identities Verified with Civic65.7
Civic, a digital identity firm, has collaborated with Brave, the privacy-based browser with a blockchain-based digital advertising platform, to provide identity verification services to Brave’s content creators. Verified content creators on Brave now have the option of verifying their identities using Civic’s identity verification service in order to get paid Basic Attention Tokens (BAT) via their...
Crypto-Funded Web Browser Brave Sees Phenomenal Growth as Google Shreds Privacy Policy200.77
Brave, the web browser created by Mozilla founder Brendan Eich and funded through an initial coin offering (ICO), is rapidly carving out a significant market share as entrenched giants like Google Chrome shred their privacy policies. New Chrome Update Forces Browser Login Quietly included in the browser’s most recent update, Chrome’s latest affront to user
Firefox, Brave Browser Creator: We HODL Crypto, Not Affected by Bear Market23.85
The creator of Brave Browser, Firefox, and the JavaScript programming language Brendan Each recently invited crypto research firm the London Letter to Brave Software’s downtown San Francisco headquarters for an interview. In the candid interview, Eich discusses a number of topics, including the Brave Browser, its native cryptocurrency token Basic Attention Token (BAT), how smart investors “HODL” d...
Brave Browser Files GDPR Complaint Against Google, Dumps Search Engine81.7
Brave, the web browser founded by Mozilla pioneer Brendan Eich and funded through an initial coin offering (ICO), has fired two shots across the bow at Google. Brave Files GDPR Complaint Against Google Reuters reports that the company, whose browser blocks obtrusive and privacy-infringing advertisements by default, has filed formal complaints against its much larger … Continued