Brave, the desktop and mobile browser based on the Chromium code, is gaining a lot of steam. The declared mission to protect privacy and block malicious advertising resonates among many users, especially those who are tired of Google’s records for both. Brave’s latest move is the acquisition of Tailcat, a small open source search engine outside Europe.
The result will be a rebranded Brave Search. Brave̵
Other features of the upcoming search engine include a paid option without ads, open access to the engine for other platforms and search engines and, of course, deep integration with the Brave browser itself. The most interesting parts of Brave Search do not yet exist – and as of today Tailcat is not working either. Brave currently offers a registration page and a waiting list. There is no data on when Brave Search will be available, either in limited capacity or to the public.