While ads essentially fund the internet as we know it today, sometimes they can create some of the worst experiences that the web has to offer. Google is working on a way for Chrome to automatically block
Vivaldi, the startup founded in 2016 by Opera cofounder and former CEO Jon von Tetzchner, joined the fight against abusive ads today with the launch of Vivaldo 2.6, the newest release of its eponymous
As advertising has become more intrusive in recent years, hundreds of millions of web users have installed ad-blocking software to ward off full-page pop-ups, blaring video pitches that start automatically
Google's new ad blocker could upend the web publishing business. Don't expect the U.S. to get in its way.
News that Google, which is no stranger to antitrust battles, plans to implement an ad-blocking function on its Chrome web browser has caught the attention of regulators from Washington, D.C. to Brussels.