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Use Overlay Blocker to close pop-up overlays in Chrome

This Chrome extension adds a button to your right-click menu, providing a quick and consistent way to close annoying overlays.

By December 5, 2014

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Ad blockers get ad-group exec's blood boiling (Q&A)

The Interactive Advertising Bureau doesn't like how tens of millions of people use ad-blocking software. IAB's general counsel has a counterattack: block the blockers.

By April 4, 2014

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How to avoid getting hacked when shopping online

The hectic shopping season isn't just about finding perfect gifts. It's also prime time for identity thieves to snag your info. Here's five tips from security experts on staying safe online.

By December 16, 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 November 21, 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 November 21, 2014

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Ad tracking 'blocker' comes to iOS 6

Apple's UDID is soon to be dead to advertisers, replaced by the Advertising Identifier. With it, you'll be able to limit targeted ads in iOS 6, but it won't be fully functional at first.

By September 14, 2012

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Enter for your chance to win* one of three quad-copters!

This StackSocial-sponsored giveaway will let three lucky readers fly off into the sunset -- literally.

By November 24, 2014

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Google yanks ad-blocker apps from Google Play

A handful of app developers receive notices from the Web giant saying that their ad-blocking software "interferes with or accesses another service or product in an unauthorized manner."

By March 13, 2013

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Privacy guard Disconnect Mobile returns to Google Play

Disconnect Mobile's malicious ad and tracker shield returns to the Google Play Store with minor changes after Google banned the app.

By September 8, 2014

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Get a power line Ethernet kit for $24.99 shipped

This is the cheapest option yet for bringing a wired Ethernet connection to the far corners of your house, no drilling required.

By September 8, 2014