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Editorial, Networking

Ad-blockers revisited: has the industry regrouped yet?

June 29, 2016

Via: Olivia Foster

It has been a while now since ad-blocking software and applications progressively gained traction from those who want to browse the Internet ad-free. What happened to ad-blockers for the last months? Seems like the advertising industry did not come up […]


News and Press

Google Revamps Play Store Guidelines Portal; Addresses Ad-Blockers

March 2, 2016

Via: NDTV-Tech

Google has revamped its developer website to help Android users better understand the guidelines of its app store. The interactive website helps a developer quickly walk through various aspects of an app including security, ads, monetization, and copyright. While Google […]


Android, Android Phone

Google bans ad-block plugin for Samsung’s Android browser

February 4, 2016

Via: Cult of Android

Google has pulled an ad-blocking plugin for Samsung’s Android browser just days after it made its debut. Ad Block Fast promised to deliver faster web browsing by removing unnecessary content, but Google says the app violates its Play Store policies. Ad Block […]


Networking, News and Press

Ex-Mozilla CEO launches an ad-blocking browser that still shows you ads

January 21, 2016

Via: Geek

Brandon Eich’s exit from Mozilla came nearly as quickly as his appointment as CEO did. He’s moved on, though, and ready to unleash a browser that wants to put a stop to badvertising on the web. Eich is now at […]


iOS

Apple’s Ad Blockers Rile Publishers

September 1, 2015

Via: itCurated

Apple Inc.’s move to make it easier to block ads on iPhones and iPads is troubling publishers and heightening tensions with its Silicon Valley neighbors. The next version of Apple’s mobile-operating system, due out this month, will let users install […]