That could be huge when you consider the fact that ads earned Google $60 billion in revenues past year, and that Chrome accounts for almost half all browsers used in the US.
However those extensions may soon no longer be necessary because according to a report from The Wall Street Journal, it seems that Google could be building an ad blocker directly inside Chrome itself. For instance, auto-playing video ads with sound and large sticky ads would be out. One thing that Google is still considering is whether its ad-blocker will only block the offending ads or if it will block all advertising that appears on sites with these unacceptable ads.
But why would a company that makes billions on advertising add a feature to its own free product that would block advertising? Most of the websites on the Internet rely on advertisements to generate their revenue and keeps the lights on, so to speak. Its closest competitor is Safari with 14 percent and the rest are struggling with single digits.
Still, the WSJ notes that the idea isn't etched in stone and Google could still decide to drop the project. Today Chrome covers over 50 percent of the browsing market, according to Net Market Share, and Google would kill its income if it started blocking Google ads. But that also raises some alarm bells when it comes to Google's consolidation of power in this situation.
This may be a warning bell for site owners who 'might be required to ensure all of their ads meet the standards, or could see all advertising across their sites blocked in Chrome.' Once implemented, the ad-block feature will be made compatible for both the desktop and mobile versions of Chrome. The sources indicate that Google hasn't ironed out all of the details yet, and that it may not ultimately go through with the feature. The increased adoption of ad-blockers has caused ample strain for many sites, some of which have buckled under the burden. We couldn't agree more. If they do end up introducing it though an announcement for the feature could be just a few weeks away, albeit without a time frame given for an actual launch.
Firstly, President Putin had a very important talk with Secretary of State Tillerson for about two hours. US President Donald Trump described the relationship between the two countries as at an "all-time low".
Yankees DH Matt Holliday is playing against the Cardinals this weekend for the first time since ending his eight-year run with St. Many historians believe Robinson's breakthrough was an early step that eventually led to other civil rights breakthroughs.
The forward group has seven skaters standing six-feet-two-inches or taller, as well as five guys north of 215 pounds. Yeo took his place behind the podium after the game, fully expectant that the first question would be about Allen.
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The Google search bar will be replaced with a Chrome widget and Russian search engines will be able to appear on the screen. FAS also imposed the fine for abuse of market dominating position in the amount of 438 mln rubles (US$7.8 mln).
After all, MS-13 - notorious for its elaborate tattoos and its unremitting violence - has perhaps 70,000 members all told. Police wouldn't say if the deaths are gang related, but a major investigation is underway.
The police helicopter was carrying 12 people, including seven police officers, a judge, a soldier, and three crew members. Tunceli province is in the eastern Anatolia region of Turkey , about 100 km northwest of Diyarbakir.
Eighty-one percent of Republicans still believe Trump keeps his promises, down from 92 percent in February. According to the poll, only 37% of Americans approved of Trump's actions in office, just a few weeks ago.
The company has said it had been reassured the drug would be returned and even issued a refund, but it never was. The companies did not disclose which of their drugs Arkansas will use during the executions.
Indeed, it is worth pointing out that, over the course of the game, they fielded eight players aged 24 or under. Inter have conceded 11 goals in their last six league fixtures, after shipping only three in the previous 10.
Carlo Bava told the AP that she died while sitting in a rocking chair in her home, located in the Northern Italy town of Verbania. That husband reportedly beat her, but she was able to escape the relationship 12 years later.
The case was accepted when Scalia was alive, and the delay in scheduling it for oral argument might indicate the court is divided. Had the Senate confirmed Obama's nominee Merrick Garland, the court would have tilted to the left for the first time in decades.
He again was detained, questioned and asked to sign documents before being returned to Mexico. "I liked it there more than here". Trump hasn't indicated since then that he'd roll back protections on so-called DREAMers, or DACA enrollees, under the program.
O'Neill also pointed out that the military used to send troops into the cave and tunnel system, which was extremely risky . The district governor of Achin, Ismail Shinwari, said security forces had recovered 92 bodies, none of them civilians.
According to ESPN's Ian Begley , Anthony prefers to remain in NY , but wants a commitment from management to winning immediately. Moving Anthony will be hard , given his age and the $54 million remaining on the five-year deal Jackson gave him in 2014.
These are bezel-less, full-frontal, edge-to-edge devices featuring an 8MP selfie-snapper and a dual 12MP rear-facing camera. Even though the S8 is the size of an iPhone 7, its display is as large as the one on the iPhone 7 plus .
Soon after, protests broke out in nearby Women's College and other colleges in the city and elsewhere in the valley. A petrol bomb was hurled at a CRPF party in Rainawari area at Srinagar but no one was hurt, police said.
New York Knicks president Phil Jackson said Friday that All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony "would be better off somewhere else". Later in the month, he said , "I think it was pretty easy to tell from the inside that we're not that good of a team".
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Later in the evening, they formed a wall as if to prevent Flair from passing them, but she easily walked through and scoffed. She was interrupted by the reigning champion Naomi, who proceeded to inform her that there were no queens on SmackDown.
Wang said the upcoming edition will be the highest level global forum to be held since the proposal of the initiative. Wang said the belt and road initiative was tasked with addressing the backlash against globalisation.
As millions of Americans scramble to meet the tax return deadline on Tuesday the President's returns - remain under wraps. Republicans also have rebuffed Democrats' efforts to get the House Ways and Means Committee to act.
In the women's race, Kiplagat conjured a similarly decisive burst over the closing stages to claim the race for the first time. Keflezighi headed over to shake the hand of the father of Martin Richard, the 8-year-old who was killed in the 2013 bombings.
It's his final words in the trailer that has us intrigued: "I only know one truth: it's time for the Jedi... to end". The teaser's makers give us a glimpse from behind of presumably the late Carrie Fisher's Gen.
Since late 2012, there have been some 64 alleged attacks, employing various toxic chemicals, ranging from chlorine to sarin gas. Assad referred to the aftermath of the attack seen on social media and in the news as a "play".
The Briton seemed genuinely pleased for the Finn, who arrived in January to replace now-retired world champion Nico Rosberg. Instead, Felipe Massa put his Williams fastest with a 1m32.801s, only to be relegated to second by soft-shod Verstappen.
I would like to think that they didn't know, but certainly they could have. "But it's not what you would think". Mr Trump also said he was no longer opposed to a federal exports agency he once dismissed as "unnecessary".