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Google goes ahead and blocks some of the ad blockers
Google goes ahead and blocks some of the ad blockers
Google announced in January that it will be blocking extensions from using a specific API that was commonly used to block ads. Even after a ...... 31 May 2019 - 3 comments
Upcoming Chrome restricts ad blockers, some more than others
Upcoming Chrome restricts ad blockers, some more than others
Google is planning major changes to its web browser, Google Chrome, later this year. Some of the more important changes have to do with how ...... 24 Jan 2019
Mozilla's anti-tracking surprise: Firefox to block all ad tracking
Mozilla's anti-tracking surprise: Firefox to block all ad tracking
Once upon a time the browser known as Firefox was one of the hottest tech companies in the world. It was on its way to dethroning the great ...... 31 Aug 2018
Chrome's own ad blocker is now live - and this is how it works
Chrome's own ad blocker is now live - and this is how it works
Google's Chrome web browser started blocking ads on February 15, 2018. It comes into effect for all of its billions of users, without any extensions, ...... 18 Feb 2018
Google updates Chrome with better popup protection
Google updates Chrome with better popup protection
Just as Mozilla updated their browsers, with new Firefox 58, Google answers with a new browser version of their own. Among other things Google's ...... 26 Jan 2018
Google to roll out Chrome ad blocker in February
Google to roll out Chrome ad blocker in February
Google surprised many of us earlier this year by announcing that it will be adding an ad blocker element to its Chrome browser. The search giant ...... 20 Dec 2017 - 1 comment
Yahoo blocks access to your email if you have an ad blocker installed
Yahoo blocks access to your email if you have an ad blocker installed
Yahoo has infuriated a few of its email users today as it tests out a feature that will block access to your email if you are running an ad blocker. ...... 22 Nov 2015 - 7 comments
Ad blockers will cost ad industry $21.8 billion in 2015
Ad blockers will cost ad industry $21.8 billion in 2015
According to a new report, the use of ad blockers will cost the ad industry $21.8 billion this year, and could potentially spell the end of ...... 18 Aug 2015 - 19 comments
     

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