Much the way Apple took the reins of advertising on iOS with iAd, Google has a plan to replace third-party advertiser-tracking cookies with a proprietary identifier called AdID.
The company is working a tracking technology that would extend to mobile devices and the Xbox, says AdAge. But will the cookie crumble away without a fight?
Mozilla's Lightbeam creates a visual map of the tracking cookies deposited on your PC by the sites you visit.
HP's latest notebook to run Google's no-frills software, the Chromebook 11, has had its price slashed from £230 to £200 on Amazon.
In addition to price hike, the software giant has quit selling multi-license packages that allowed customers to buy extra copies at a discount.
The device displays a full-size virtual keyboard and multitouch mouse that people can use with their smartphones, tablets, and PCs.
Revenue at the nonprofit group nearly doubled in 2012 thanks to a new deal with Google. The money, says executive chair Mitchell Baker, is funding a big push to bring Firefox to the mobile market.
The latest entry in the "Who was...?" series shines a spotlight on the late Apple leader for young readers.
Just ahead of Amazon shipping out its highly anticipated Kindle Paperwhite, the Nook GlowLight gets a price chop.
The lure of instant online shopping is made very clear by a survey that suggests 64 percent of women and 40 percent of men confess that shopping is a prime mood changer. But their shopping therapies differ.