MetaMask to Launch Mobile App

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Popular Ethereum DApp Browser, MetaMask is ready to launch mobile apps of its DApp Browser.

The announcement was made at during the annual Devcon conference Oct. 31 and noted via Twitter by the CEO of ConsenSys Joseph Lubin.

Lubin’s New York-based Ethereum blockchain software firm, ConsenSys has been the developers of MetaMask since 2016 also noted in a tweet:

“Everyone’s favorite Ethereum browser extension is coming to your phone. The team is focusing on not being ‘just a wallet,’ but a portal to the world of all things blockchain.”

MetaMask is a very popular Chrome Extension, Firefox addon and Brave Browser Extension which has garnered over a million downloads from the Chrome Web Store and allows users to run Ethereum decentralized applications (DApps) in their browser.

The DApp is also a great web-based non-custodial wallet for Ethereum and ERC-20 tokens.

Devcon4 also saw Ethereum developer (Fabian Vogelsteller) introduce a new model for Initial Coin Offerings (ICO), dubbed called ‘reversible ICO,’ that seeks to better protect investors.

The day of the announcement also saw Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin made a keynote speech at the event, unveiling the roadmap for Ethereum 2.0, also referred to as Serenity. When asked of a release date, Vitalik answered evasively that it was “really not so far away.”.

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