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Micropayments, mega angst, and the future of console games

Sony and Microsoft have delivered their next-gen visions, but with this caveat: more microtransactions. Cash grab or survival strategy, it will surely generate controversy as 2014 rolls along.

By December 19, 2013

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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 November 21, 2014

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Creator of the Internet pop-up ad apologizes for 'hated tool'

In a mea culpa written for the Atlantic magazine, Ethan Zuckerman explains why he devised the infamous pop-up ad and offers his apologies to the Internet community.

By August 15, 2014

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Apple gives Flattr micro-payment the thumbs down

The iPhone maker rejects a donation-focused third-party payment system, saying it violates the App Store's terms and conditions. But does it actually have more to do with competition?

By May 28, 2012

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Selective ad blocking lets you support your favorite sites

Help the sites you frequent stay in business by adding them to AdBlock Plus's whitelist, which restricts the obtrusiveness of the ads that open on the page.

By July 11, 2013

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When will Apple kill the iPod?

Apple wants to move all of your "content" to the iCloud, so the Touch is probably safe, but the rumors about the Classic's demise have been churning for years.

By March 30, 2013

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Google poised to let users buy Web content with Google Wallet

Looking to profit where others have failed, Google is planning to enable micropayments for individual articles and other content.

By October 2, 2012

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App of the Day: Horn

Horn is a beautifully put-together action RPG from the makers of The Dark Meadow.

By October 16, 2012

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Facebook's payment platform changes its currency

The social network's virtual currency, called "credits," will soon be defunct and people can pay in their local currency. This could be a new way for Facebook to grow as a payment platform.

By June 19, 2012

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App of the Day: Tiki Kart 3D

Welcome to CNET Australia's App of the Day, where you can see some of the coolest, silliest and most useful apps in action.

By February 1, 2012