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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 November 21, 2014

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Sony to take another look at ad-supported music streaming

Chief financial officer says that Sony, owner of one of the world's three major labels, needs to evaluate what kind of value it's getting in allowing catalog music to be streamed for free.

By November 18, 2014

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Google patents 'pay per gaze' to track viewing of offline and online ads

The patent details the use of a Google Glass-style sensor to see when users were looking at both online and real-world advertising.

By August 18, 2013

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10 things to know about Ello, the ad-free social network

As you settle into the social network (or wait for your invitation), learn about Ello's ad-free promise and find out how to navigate the interface.

By September 26, 2014

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Microsoft's 'Destiny' cologne ad skewers Sony

A new fragrance from Xbox? Microsoft gets into the fake-cologne business in a cheeky attempt to play down Sony's exclusive-content deal for one of the biggest games of the year.

By September 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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Taylor Swift is right about music, wrong about Spotify, says CEO Ek

Spotify's Daniel Ek says the world's top subscription streaming-music service added 2.5 million paying members in fewer than six months and has returned a total of $2 billion to the music industry.

By November 11, 2014

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Spotify is earning some artists more than iTunes in Europe

Music publisher Kobalt says "the pipes are broken" in the record industry, but has seen a huge surge in money from streaming sites.

By November 6, 2014

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Stripe exec: Soon, e-commerce will move to Facebook, too

Social networks are poised to become even more personal as they become a vehicle for e-commerce, too, predicts the co-founder of a payment processing startup.

By November 4, 2014

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Spotify family plan: Separate accounts, one discounted bill

The streaming music service introduces a plan that allows up to five family members to have separate premium accounts on one bill.

By October 20, 2014