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.
On Sunday, North Korea launched what the US believes was a medium-range ballistic missile from its submarine base. Pence is on an Asia-Pacific tour that will include visits to Japan, Indonesia and Australia.
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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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".
Assuming the referendum passes, most of the changes it contains won't take effect until the next set of elections, due in 2019. Over the past nine months, the government has sacked a quarter of all judges and prosecutors over suspected Gulen links.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police later visited the driver's residence, and eventually obtained a voluntary DNA sample through a mouth swab. There is evidence he was in the Princeton area at the time of the murder, but Early declined to go into details.
On the camera front, the smartphone flaunts a 16-megapixel with PDAF, 1.0um sensor, f/2.0 aperture, and dual-tone LED flash. The build number for the update is 00CN_3_170 with latest security patches of Android and more.
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".
Dawson, White and their team-mates punched the air in delight as Cambridge celebrated their first victory since 2012. A fourth defeat in five attempts for Cambridge, and a long summer back at the drawing board beckons.
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.
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.
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).
Che told Kotaku that the problem is so pervasive that his stores amasses garbage bags full of dead roaches when doing fix work. Also, according to fix professionals, the PS4's insides gets hotter than the Xbox One's because of its internal power supply.
He's getting better ever year, and he fits into the stable of backs with different skill sets that the Patriots now possess. This removes the opportunity for Butler to sign as a free agent with another organization.
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.
What we do know is that there will be a series of negotiations, and markets will likely remain volatile during this period. Cities including Frankfurt, Milan, Amsterdam and Paris are thought to be possible new locations for the two bodies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.