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YouTube Denies Slowing Down Mozilla Firefox

Alphabet's YouTube insists it is not slowing down Firefox, after complaints videos are taking extra long to load on the…

6 months ago

Google Switches On Chrome Ad Blocker

Bad news publishers? Chrome web browser now enables its ad blocker to prevent annoying and "intrusive" ads

6 years ago

Google Hits Back At ‘Intrusive’ Pop-Up Ads

New algorithm will demote mobile websites using interstitial adverts from January 2017

8 years ago

Adblock Plus Comes To Windows 10 Edge Browser

Windows 10 Anniversary adds support for Edge extensions, including pop up gatekeeper Adblock Plus

8 years ago

Opera Brings Native Adblocking To Android And Desktop Browsers

Opera Mini gets built-in adblocker for Android that claims to boost page loading speeds by 40 percent, while stable desktop…

8 years ago

Google Pulls Samsung Ad Blocking App From Play Store

Ad blocking app for Samsung phones pulled from Google's Play Store for breach of terms and conditions

8 years ago

Adblock Plus Returns To Android, Arrives On iOS

No more pesky adverts as Adblock Plus launches on both Google Play Store and Apple iOS

9 years ago

University Study Finds Adblock Plus Could Save 40 Percent Network Bandwidth

Vanquishing pesky pop-ups and vacuous videos reduces IP traffic in test enterprise network environment

9 years ago

iOS 9 Will Feature Ad Blocking For Safari

Pop up ads to be banished with iOS 9's 'Content Blocking Safari Extensions'

9 years ago