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For digital video to live, the 30-second pre-roll ad must die

The 30-second pre-roll is the blink tag of our era. It's the ad format that drives users crazy, and it's just not right for Web or mobile. Here's how to fix video advertising and make online video profitable for everyone.

By April 23, 2012

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AdBlock Plus spreads its gospel of unintrusive Net advertising

A new manifesto from an ad-blocking company Eyeo tries to build support for the idea that some ads are OK. That's good for its business, since big advertisers pay to get on its whitelist.

By April 3, 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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Share context-free, full-screen YouTube videos with Surprise.ly

This simple Web app lets you maintain the mystery of YouTube videos.

By February 6, 2014

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Watch YouTube videos in Firefox's sidebar with Side Watch

If you are watching YouTube videos in a second browser window while you work, you are doing it wrong (unless you happen to have a huge display).

By June 27, 2013

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Talk to the hand: No, really, it's a glove phone

A British designer develops a glove that works like a phone. Yes, you talk into the pinkie. Why didn't Google think of this?

By June 23, 2013

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BOL 1067: Pre-roll is the new Rick Roll

A listener reports that NFL.com subjected him to a 75-second pre-roll ad. Not funny, NFL. In the news today, the FCC proposes codifying Net neutrality rules, and much as we'd love to leave it to the market and the telcos, well, we just don't trust the telcos. Rules, FTW! Unless it's rules on selling energy-hog TVs. Those aren't cool.

By September 21, 2009

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BOL 1067: Pre-roll is the new Rick Roll

A listener reports that NFL.com subjected him to a 75-second pre-roll ad. Not funny, NFL. In the news today, the FCC proposes codifying Net neutrality rules, and much as we'd love to leave it to the market and the telcos, well, we just don't trust the tel

By September 21, 2009

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Stephen Hawking: I lost a $100 bet over Higgs boson discovery

In an interview with the BBC, the famed physicist says he lost a bet over the discovery of the Higgs boson particle.

By July 4, 2012

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Report: YouTube ready to run preroll and postroll ads

Google has spent nearly two years trying to figure out the ad model for YouTube. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, the company is planning on a traditional approach: preroll and postroll ads.

By July 8, 2008