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Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you

Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable guy.

By 22 November 2014

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Google tests subscription service for ad-free websites

The test for Google's Contributor program enables you to see a thank-you note instead of an advertisement on participating websites. The cost: $1 to $3 per month.

By 22 November 2014

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In new ad, Microsoft insists Siri is incompetent

What good is a digital assistant if she can't tell you to leave early because of traffic reports? That's a question asked by Microsoft at any rate.

By 23 November 2014

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Sony pulls 'sexy doctor' PS Vita ad, reports say

An ad for PS Vita, in which a female doctor appears to equate gaming with masturbation, reportedly appears on Sony's YouTube channel and then disappears.

By 25 November 2014

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When is a company's Facebook post not an ad?

Facebook has decided to exert more control over posts that it deems "overly promotional." Ultimately, though, isn't every Facebook post by a company promotional?

By 17 November 2014

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'Did you break this?' Lenovo Yoga ad pranks stunned shoppers

See the look on consumers' faces when a faux Lenovo employee snaps a competing laptop in two right in front of them and then tries to pass off the blame.

By 26 November 2014

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Old Spice recruits dads for creepy sequel to stalking-moms ad

Just in time for for Thanksgiving, Old Spice shows what happens when both parents stalk their sons. Can this ad achieve the fragrant heights of its predecessor?

By 26 November 2014

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Candy Crush fills up Facebook with video ads

The sequel to the popular puzzle game finds success with mobile ads, Google Maps adds new features in time for holiday travel, and Redbox raises DVD rental prices.

By 25 November 2014

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Hate ads? Pay Google to block them for you

Google is testing an ad-blocker service, Amazon may be inserting ads into streaming video, and Comcast lets you track the cable guy.

By 22 November 2014

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Apple ad teases gamers, annoys gamers

Apple's latest ad, in which Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon behave as you might expect gamers to, causes online ructions among some gaming devotees.

By 26 November 2014