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The Wall Street Journal just dropped a shocker of a report: Google, the biggest web advertising company in the world, is planning to build an ad blocker into Google Chrome, the world's most popular web browser.
The Interactive Advertising Bureau, an industry trade group of which Google is a member, has likened the cottage industry of ad-blocking companies to "highway robbery", "terrorists", and "inner city crack dealers" on various occasions.
It is also a source of concern for online publishers and services that rely on advertising revenue, many of which work with Google to help sell ads on their properties.
One is to block all advertising that appears on the sites with offending ads, instead of individual offending ads.
There are lots of ad-blocker extensions out there, but soon Google may release an ad-blocker of its own.
The ad blocker would be part of the Google Chrome Browser, which is the most popular browser in the United States according to a January report from the federal government's Digital Analytics Program. This page calls out pop-ups, autoplaying video ads with sound, interstitial ads with countdowns, and large "sticky" ads as "below the threshold of consumer acceptability". This could be muscle flexing by Google, considering a major portion of web traffic comes via GoogleChrome, this might lead to more advertisers moving on to Adsense.
Fate of Turkey's divisive referendum rests with voters
The "yes" vote would mean approval of constitutional changes that would replace the parliamentary system with a presidential one. The Erdogan government has used the emergency powers to conduct a sweeping purge of the military, judiciary and civil service.
So, we want to know this; Do you think this particular feature is appealing enough for you to nab the Galaxy S8 devices? The Galaxy S8 is due to be released in Australia on April 28 for $1199 and $1349 for the larger "plus" version.
Marchionini, the mayor of Verbania, told the Italian news agency AGI that her city has more than 20 people aged over 100. Morano famously attributed her long life, in part, to staying single after ending a bad marriage in her late 30s.
During that span, the Bears lead the series, 7-6, but the Browns own a 19-13 edge in the all-time preseason series. The games can be heard on the Saints Radio Network, in the New Orleans area on WWL Radio (870 AM and 105.3 FM).
Most consoles lie horizontally in dark or enclosed areas, like media centres, so they're pretty welcoming to the little critters. Then, they will take the console apart, sterilize it with an ultrasonic cleaner , and put it back together.
The meeting was called to discuss the April 4 attack on the Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun that killed almost 90 people. Tillerson said: "I expressed the view that the current state of U.S. -Russia relations is at a low point".
Can he go for the three-peat? James asked him to release a new album, and about a week later, Kendrick did exactly that. There are also credits for The Alchemist, 9th Wonder, and BADBADNOTGOOD, among others.
And then on April 12th, President Donald Trump told Fox Business News that the Navy had sent to Korea "an armada, very powerful". In fairness, neither Trump nor the Navy said when the Carl Vinson was going to head north, so technically no one lied here.
The prisoners also demand to have periodic medical checkups and to increase the number of visits by the International Red Cross. Israel has built almost all of its prisons inside Israel rather than in the occupied territory.
DNA from a possible suspect was obtained during Marcotte's autopsy, and on Friday, state police learned of a DNA match. Standing in front of the Princeton Police Department Saturday afternoon, Worcester County District Attorney Joseph D.
OTTAWA, Ontario - Brad Marchand broke a tie with 2:33 left and Boston held on to beat Ottawain Game 1 of their first-round series. But that's what you need to do in the playoffs. "You have a little bit of adversity but you regroup and get back at it".
The CA agreed with the trial court that Pemberton's detention at Camp Aguinaldo should be credited to his jail time. The two met in a bar in October 2014 and went to a motel near a former U.S. naval base north of the capital Manila.
With a 15 miles per hour wind blowing out, Tebow launched a shot and stopped at second base, thinking it was a double. Tebow entered Sunday hitting.200/200/.500 with four strikeouts in 10 plate appearances.
Android 7.1.1 Nougat update reportedly rolling out to Nokia 6
The Android 7.1.1 Nougat update will be coming along with the April security patch, which was just recently launched by Google. HMD Global may be planning to bring in some Nokia smartphones later this year, specifically by the end of the second quarter.
Carmelo Anthony is the problem, Derrick Rose gets a pass
According to ESPN's Ian Begley , Anthony prefers to remain in NY , but wants a commitment from management to winning immediately. While speaking to reporters on Friday (April 14), the Knicks President concluded that Melo "would be better off somewhere else".
Quadruple murder on Long Island linked to MS-13 gang
Investigators are considering the possibility that the men were killed by members of the notorious MS-13 gang. The bodies of four men were found in a Central Islip park, Suffolk County Police said on Thursday morning.
Mobile Grabbed 45% of the Auctioned 600MHz Spectrum
And US Cellular picked up 188 licenses for $328 million, though they're likely to be located in rural areas, thus the lower cost. If you want to know whether T-Mobile bought up spectrum in your region, or how much, T-Mobile has made a map to show you.
'Egg-citing' hunt held in Frankfort Square
A group of about 1,000 people comprised of parents and their children came out Saturday for Lehi city's annual Easter Egg Hunt . You can consider it the grand prize for the day, with whoever finding it getting a special gift or even some cash.
IEA says global oil market now close to balance
Meanwhile, it said, OPEC's oil production fell by 365,000 barrels a day in March as Nigeria and Libya suffered outages. On Thursday, the global benchmark for crude oil was up 2 cents at $55.88 a barrel.
Chicago rapper Chief Keef charged with DUI in Miami Beach
We reached out to representatives for comment. "As such he is particularly vulnerable to police actions that seek to silence him". Meanwhile, another officer held Cozart at Taser-point because he "was moving his hands around in the vehicle", the officer wrote.
Burger King's Whopper gets prank Wikipedia edits in ad gag
If you want to cut to the chase and just see how this ad works, hit the source link below for a video of the ad in action. It's not the first time virtual assistants have been activated by the television - to the profound annoyance of users.