If Google offers its own ad blocker in Chrome, targeting specific types of ads that users find particularly annoying, like pop-overs and autoplaying audio and video, those users might never seek out a third-party ad-blocking extension, the logic goes. The details aren't finalized yet, according to the sources, who say there's still a chance Google will choose not to release the feature. Google now pays to be part of Adblock's "acceptable ads" program, which allows Google's ads to pass through the popular ad-blocker's filters. You can read it here.
According to the report, the ad blocker will be enabled by default and it will block and filter ads that are deemed to provide bad experiences to users.
Regardless, the move would no doubt cause controversy among an industry locked in a fierce battle with the growing tide of ad-blocking software. In those cases, companies like Google may have to pay to get their ads exempted from the filters, something it could do for free with its own solution. As ad-blocking increases, the chances of getting Google's ads blocked increases as well. It's also a concern for other online publishers and services that rely on advertising revenue to support their businesses, many of which work with Google to help sell advertising space on their properties. But it's worth asking if this feature would even be an ad-blocker, at least in the sense that most people think of ad blockers. While nothing is certain as of now, if Google is indeed trying to bring out such a feature, it could either spell doom for other ad providers, or it would be Google saying "foot, meet axe". What this means for Chrome's rumored built-in ad blocker is that it will just be selective about what ads can or cannot be displayed, and that it won't be completely blocking ads like current ad blockers.
Today, the US and South Korea launched a joint air force military exercise to ensure readiness against North Korea. Tensions between the U.S. and North Korea were raised after Pyongyang launched a missile on Sunday morning.
In summation, Jackson said he built a team with potential but the Knicks "lost their way and ability to win close games". Anthony has two seasons remaining on his current contract, which includes a player option for the 2018-19 campaign.
Many historians believe Robinson's breakthrough was an early step that eventually led to other civil rights breakthroughs. Rachel Robinson , Jackie's widow and wife of 26 years, is said to be making the trek for the statue's reveal.
Despite fielding an efficient offence in the regular season, the Celtics' attack has been largely neaturalised through two games. The Boston Celtics lost to the Chicago Bulls, 111-97, on Tuesday to fall down 0-2 in a series against the East's eighth seed.
It was Kapanen's second goal of the night. "In a way, yeah [it's felt like a long wait to establish himself in the NHL]. He doesn't worry about proving he belongs anymore. "I think we've proven to everybody we could play with these guys".
A GoFundMe fundraiser page that initially set a goal of $50,000 sat at more than $125,000 on Saturday morning. The zoo's giraffe camera will continue to show a livestream of April and her baby until Thursday, April 20.
Flynn was sacked after it became clear that he misled Vice President Mike Pence and others about the content of those discussions. While finding the actual leakers of the classified information is important, McCarthy said there ought to be higher priorities.
She called the firm that employs about 65 engineers and scientists an example of "a homegrown B.C. tech success story". Horgan said Clark's government failed to create jobs in the LNG sector which they promised in the last election.
About 1,000 people, mostly relatives, friends and co-villagers attended his funeral prayer at the main Eidgah in the village. Police said 59 people were arrested from the university for their suspected involvement in the lynching.
Thom Yorke walked to the mic and did another thing that never happens at a Radiohead show: He made a joke. 'Can you actually hear me now?,' singer and guitarist Thom Yorke asked while performing at Coachella.
The Black Cats will be hoping it's not just Easter eggs that get a hammering this afternoon, as they welcome West Ham. He was dazed in the aftermath and was taken to hospital for checks but Moyes said the defender is "fine".
Now 94, Rachel Robinson is traveling from the East Coast to attend the unveiling, along with daughter Sharon and son David . Workers install a bronze statue of Dodgers legend Jackie Robinson outside Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.
More Overwatch Content Comes to Heroes of the Storm
Blizzard is reportedly planning on allowing one special Overwatch character to jump to the Heroe's of the Storm 2.0. Genji can dash, throw shurikens, deflect, and summon his legendary dragon blade to wreak havoc on his foes.
Jason Licht hopes Mike Evans 'is a Buc for life'
Weekly head coach and player radio shows will continue to be broadcast on WDAE 620-AM, Tampa Bay's Sports Radio. Doug has an energy level that you guys miss seeing that he brings to this team in private.
Global Sales of Ivanka Trump Merchandise Rising Since Election
And there's clearly efforts that - to undermine that name based on her father's positions on particular policies, that he's taken. Which furthers the question of what the hell is Ivanka Trump doing in the White House? The bounce appears somewhat sustained.
Bayern keeper Neuer breaks foot, season in doubt
Marco Asensio gave a night of high-class action the finale it deserved with a sensational solo goal to rub salt in Bayern wounds. Lewandowski scored first via penalty in the 53rd minute, after Casemiro fouled Arjen Robben in the Madrid box.
Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94
The psychological impact of its use can said to be similar to that of the use of a weapon of mass destruction. The U.S. has concentrated on fighting them while also supporting Afghan forces against the Taliban.
Pence says 'era of strategic patience' is over
Multiple intelligence sources: United States govt "digital interference" (hacking) disrupted North Korea missile launch attempt. The country launched a long-range rocket and conducted the two nuclear tests a year ago , including its most powerful to date.
Uber may be forced to add one of Lyft's best features
Adding a tipping feature to Uber's app would remove one significant difference between Uber and its chief USA competitor, Lyft . Uber spokeswoman Alix Anfang said the company will review the proposed rule once it's drafted.
First 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' trailer thrills fans
The thing you've been dying to see ever since the credits rolled at the end of " Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens ". The trailer also revealed the other two leads, Finn and Poe to be in precarious situations of their own in the Last Jedi .
United CEO 'ashamed' about passenger's removal
The United CEO had previously referred to Dao as a " disruptive and belligerent passenger " in an internal company communication. Video shot by passengers showing the man's bloodied face went viral on social media, prompting a storm of protest.
Users are protected from alleged NSA malware, says Microsoft
Former NSA intelligence contractor Edward Snowden talks to a security conference via a video link from Russian Federation . The agency monitored the system to spot payments meant to finance crimes, according to the documents released by Snowden.
Rod Carew's new heart, kidney came from late NFL player
He experienced surgery, however never woke from a state of extreme lethargy and his cerebrum movement halted half a month later. When the Reuland and Carew families met for the first time on March 2, she pressed a stethoscope to Rod's chest and listened.
Texas mumps cases hit 20-year high
Schaffner said college students are at particularly at risk since they live and go to school in close proximity to others. The Texas Department of State Health Services says the state is experiencing a 20-year-high in mumps cases.