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location-based ads

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Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.

By April 18, 2014

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Panasonic DMP-BDT230

The Panasonic DMP-BDT230 is a mostly solid Blu-ray player, except it serves up obnoxious ads in its onscreen interface.

October 11, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating October 11, 2013
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Apple aims to target ads based on your mood

A freshly published Apple patent application envisions the delivery of targeted ads based on your mood, behavior, and other seemingly intangible characteristics.

By January 23, 2014

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Facebook aims its ad machine at virtual goods and video games

The world's largest social network is offering developers a way to sell virtual items to its users.

By July 10, 2014

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Sandberg: Bring the personal touch to Facebook ads

Facebook's operations chief warns that users might banish traditional advertising the way they ignore annoying friends. Precise targeting means it doesn't have to be that way.

By June 18, 2014

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Facebook will let you control which ads you see

Don't care for that car ad? Soon, Facebook will explain why it's there -- and give you the power to tune out those kinds of pitches.

By June 12, 2014

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Moviegoers stunned by VW's 'don't text and drive' ad (or are they?)

In an attempt to put people's heads in the moment, moviegoers get a text, just as the action on the screen unfolds. But is it all a setup?

By June 9, 2014

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Facebook rolls auto-play video ads into more countries

The social network's high-cost "premium video ads" will start appearing in users' News Feeds in the UK, Australia, Japan, and more.

By May 20, 2014

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Could wearable tech read minds to sell ads?

Maker of brain-scanning tech says wearables like Google Glass could evolve to monitor brain signals and sell you toothpaste.

By May 21, 2014

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CEO defends Nest's un-Googley, ad-free business

The maker of Net-connected thermostats and smoke detectors isn't like its parent company Google when it comes to making money, says Nest CEO and founder Tony Fadell.

By May 22, 2014