Microsoft has acknowledged a bug on all versions of Edge on all platforms that causes YouTube playback errors. The issue happens when AdBlock or AdBlock Plus are enabled, and a fix is in the works.
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Microsoft is finally adding the much-requested feature to its Edge browser on Android, powered by Adblock Plus. The feature is gradually rolling out to beta testers starting today.
As part of its promise to fix online advertisements earlier this year, Google has now given us a date for when its popular browser will start automatically blocking ads that do not meet its standards.
A fraudulent extension that mimicked the popular Adblock Plus extension was allowed to be listed on the Chrome Web Store, tricking 37,000 users into downloading it before being removed.
In response to The Pirate Bay's dabbling with the use of visitors' PCs to mine cryptocurrency, the developers of AdBlock Plus have now pushed out a filter that prevents sites from doing so.
Admiral, an anti-ad blocking company, may have found a way to cripple ad blockers after it issued a DMCA takedown notice to a popular ad blocking filter list, which complied to avoid legal trouble.
To be released sometime in 2018, Google is working on a new version of Google Chrome that will include a built-in ad-blocker that blocks all ads that the company considers intrusive.
Adblock Plus may well fall out of favour with its ad-hating users now that it has launched its own ad marketplace, pushing the things its supposed to be fighting. ABP says these are Acceptable Ads.
Facebook has announced its intent to change the way ads are loaded on its site, bypassing ad-blockers and forcing ads on users in a move which a Facebook exec has described as a matter of "principle".
In a recent announcement by State Administration for Industry and Commerce of China, it has imposed a new set of rules which includes banning adblockers from being used in the country.
This week has seen plenty of new arrivals in the Windows Store, and in the sea of news about new and updated apps, there are also some interesting bits about what's coming in the Anniversary Update.
Two of the most anticipated extensions for the Microsoft Edge browser are now available: AdBlock and AdBlock Plus. Insiders must be on a version of Windows 10 that supports extensions.
Just three extensions are officially available for Windows Insiders on the latest Redstone builds - but Microsoft said today that it aims to offer more extensions in its next Windows 10 preview.
Samsung has unveiled a new update to its Samsung Internet browser that will allow users to block ads. The update is only available for devices running Marshmallow and will arrive later for Lollipop.
The hugely popular Adblock Plus has announced that it is working on an extension for Microsoft's Edge browser, and that it's "coming soon" - but exactly how soon remains unclear for now.
Yahoo is apparently starting to prohibit some users from accessing its mail service if a browser has an ad-blocker installed. The company says that this is part of a test, affecting only a few users.
Dedicated ad-blocking apps are now available on both the iOS and Android app stores. But with content blocking Safari Extensions coming to iOS 9, Apple users may not be need a separate app for long.
A number of users have started complaining that the latest version of Google Chrome is not only bypassing the popular AdBlock Plus extensions but also stopping users from skipping ads.
From an affordable iBall and EE's big data freebie, to ad-blocking on Android, Rockstar's bash at the Beeb, and more NSA naughtiness, it's our regular roundup of the week's top tech news.
Say goodbye to pesky mobile ads as Eyeo, the team behind AdBlock Plus, have released a new beta of an Android browser that disables all those annoying ads that stop you actually browsing the web.
Eyeo GMBH, the company behind the popular web browser addon, AdBlock Plus, is rumoured to be creating a full on web browser for Android, for release on May 20th.
Makers of the popular Adblock Plus browser extension have reportedly been sued by multiple marketing companies and media outlets for affecting their advertising business model for websites.
AdBlock Plus has announced that it will no longer support Microsoft's older Internet Explorer 6 and 7 web browsers, citing their low market share and turning off the TLS 1.0 protocol by default in IE6
The well known Internet adblocking service AdBlock Plus announced today that only 9.5 percent of the advertisers that apply for exemption end up being whitelisted by the group.
If you use Internet Explorer to surf the waves of the web but have been lusting after the Adblock Plus plug-in for other browsers, it's time to rejoice, as it is now available for IE.
More shady goings on from Google! A new report claims that Google is paying Eyeo, the company behind the popular AdBlock Plus browser add-on so that Google's own ads are not blocked by the software.
AdBlock Plus has launched a preview version of their popular ad-blocking browser extension for Internet Explorer, enabling those who can't stand ads to block them using a rough-around-the-edges tool
Recently removed from the Google Play store along with all other adblocking apps, Adblock Plus, is back on Android handsets. However users will have to side-load the app to use it.
Google has quietly removed a number of apps designed to block web advertisements from its Google Play store this week, telling one company that such apps interfere "with another service or product."
Adblock Plus, the popular browser plug-in that eliminates ads from your PC web browser, has launched for Android... and it'll even remove those pesky ads from your smartphone and tablet apps.