Slashdot Items Tagged "advertising"

Date / Time Story
Thursday June 22, 2017 @05:27PM Home Improvement Chains Accused of False Advertising Over Lumber Dimensions
Tuesday June 20, 2017 @03:46PM Mozilla Launches Privacy-Minded 'Firefox Focus' Browser For Android
Monday June 19, 2017 @11:13PM Time Warner Will Spend $100 Million On Snapchat Original Shows, Ads
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:33AM No, Your Phone Didn't Ring. So Why Voice Mail From a Telemarketer?
Thursday June 08, 2017 @08:33PM AT&T Uses Forced Arbitration To Overcharge Customers, Senators Say
Sunday June 04, 2017 @06:37PM Google's Top Search Result For 'Target' Was A Tech Support Scam
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:26PM Chinese 'Fireball' Malware Infects Nearly 250 Million Computers Worldwide
Friday June 02, 2017 @04:16PM YouTube Clarifies 'Hate Speech' Definition and Which Videos Won't Be Monetized
Sunday May 28, 2017 @05:22PM Malicious Apps Brought Ad-Clicking 'Judy' Malware To Millions Of Android Phones
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:07PM Google Following Your Offline Credit Card Spending To Tell Advertisers If Their Ads Work
Sunday May 21, 2017 @05:37PM How AI Can Infer Human Emotions
Wednesday May 10, 2017 @04:26PM Facebook Downranks News Feed Links To Crappy Sites Smothered In Ads
Friday May 05, 2017 @07:33PM 39 Years Ago The World's First Spam Was Sent
Thursday May 04, 2017 @03:55PM Billboards Target Lawmakers Who Voted To Let ISPs Sell User Information
Sunday April 30, 2017 @02:10AM Advertisers Are Still Boycotting YouTube Over Offensive Videos
Friday April 28, 2017 @10:24AM Amazon Confirms Advertising Will Become a 'Meaningful' Part of Its Business
Saturday April 15, 2017 @07:29PM Should Burger King Be Prosecuted For Their Google Home-Triggering Ads?
Saturday April 15, 2017 @04:22PM GOP Congressman Defending Privacy Vote: 'Nobody's Got To Use The Internet'
Friday April 14, 2017 @05:11PM Burger King Won't Take a Hint; Alters TV Ad To Evade Google's Block
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @05:52PM Burger King Runs Ad Triggering Google Home Devices; Google Shuts It Down
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:15PM Broadcasters Put New Ad-Skipping Restrictions On YouTube TV
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:09PM Chrome Now Uses Scroll Anchoring To Prevent Those Annoying Page Jumps
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @04:05PM Google Ruins the Assistant's Shopping List, Turns It Into a Big Google Express Ad
Sunday April 09, 2017 @12:35PM A Huge Trove of Patient Data Leaks, Thanks To Telemarketers' Bad Security
Sunday April 09, 2017 @01:39AM McAfee: Big Spike In Mac OS Malware In 2016, Mostly From Adware Bundling
Sunday April 02, 2017 @12:58AM HTC Introduces Eye-Tracking 'VR Ad Service'
Friday March 31, 2017 @11:19PM HTC Introduces Eye-Tracking 'VR Ad Service'
Sunday March 26, 2017 @12:28AM Still More Advertisers Pull Google Ads Over YouTube Hate Videos
Thursday March 23, 2017 @08:49PM Twitter Considers Premium Version After 11 Years As a Free Service
Thursday March 23, 2017 @05:04PM YouTube Loses Major Advertisers Over Offensive Videos
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @05:37PM Google Wants To Create Promotions That Aren't Ads For Its Voice-Controlled Assistant
Sunday March 12, 2017 @10:44PM Windows 10 Is Just 'A Vehicle For Advertisements', Argues Tech Columnist
Wednesday March 08, 2017 @09:58PM Microsoft Is Spamming Windows 10 File Explorer With Ads For OneDrive Storage
Saturday March 04, 2017 @06:11PM New Technique Turns Random Objects Into FM Radio Stations
Friday March 03, 2017 @09:56PM Curated Advertising Is Coming To Highway Billboards
Friday March 03, 2017 @06:38PM Snapchat Wanted $150K To Not Run NRA Ads On Gun Control Group Videos
Friday March 03, 2017 @04:54PM Elon Musk Agrees To Hold Contest For Fan-Made Tesla Ads, At the Urging of a 5th Grader
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @04:44PM Comcast Should Stop Claiming It Has 'Fastest Internet,' Ad Board Rules
Sunday February 05, 2017 @09:01PM A Super Bowl Koan: Does The NFL Wish It Were A Tech Company?
Wednesday January 25, 2017 @05:44PM Google Bans 200 Publishers From Its Ad Network
Friday January 20, 2017 @10:37PM FTC Dismantles Two Huge Robocall Organizations
Friday January 13, 2017 @06:24PM Drone Maker Lily Robotics Faked Promotional Video, Gets Sued For False Advertising and Misleading Business Practices
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @06:43PM Microsoft To Enhance User Privacy Controls In Upcoming Windows 10 Update
Friday December 30, 2016 @05:04PM How Russia Recruited Elite Hackers For Its Cyberwar
Thursday December 29, 2016 @05:38PM Facebook Buys Data From Third-Party Brokers To Fill In User Profiles
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @04:58PM Ask Slashdot: Is Computing As Cool and Fun As It Once Was?
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @04:49PM Russian Hackers Stole $5 Million Per Day From Advertisers With Bots and Fake Websites
Wednesday December 14, 2016 @04:59PM Malvertising Campaign Infects Your Router Instead of Your Browser
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @07:24PM New Stegano Exploit Kit Hides Malvertising Code In Banner Pixels
Wednesday November 30, 2016 @04:57PM No Man's Sky's Steam Page Didn't Mislead Gamers, Rules UK Ad Watchdog
Monday November 28, 2016 @05:24PM EU's Law Enforcement Agency Closes 4,500 Websites Peddling Fake Brands
Friday November 25, 2016 @11:25PM Advertising Company AppNexus Bans Breitbart News Over Hate Speech
Saturday November 19, 2016 @02:34PM Mark Zuckerberg Announces Facebook Will Fight Fake News -- Next To An Ad With Fake News
Monday November 14, 2016 @08:06PM Google To Prohibit Fake News Websites From Using Its Ad-Selling Software
Monday November 14, 2016 @05:46PM Charter Customer Sues Over Hidden Fees, Claims 'Massive Billing Fraud'
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:42PM Google Safe Browsing Adds 'Repeat Offender' Category
Monday November 07, 2016 @06:35PM Facebook Users Sue Over Alleged Racial Discrimination In Housing, Job Ads
Tuesday November 01, 2016 @05:05PM Instagram's New Shoppable Photos Are a Glimpse At Its E-Commerce Future
Sunday October 30, 2016 @03:32PM Serious Hacks Possible Through Inaudible Ultrasound
Saturday October 29, 2016 @03:00PM 'Robocall Strike Force' Proposal Could Stop Caller ID Spoofing
Friday October 28, 2016 @04:32PM Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users By Race
Sunday October 23, 2016 @06:47PM More NFL Players Attack Microsoft's $400M Surface Deal With The NFL
Saturday October 22, 2016 @12:33AM Google Has Quietly Dropped Ban On Personally Identifiable Web Tracking
Thursday October 20, 2016 @11:47PM Facebook Bans Animated Breast Cancer Awareness Video Showing Circle-Shaped Breasts
Thursday October 13, 2016 @08:44PM Ken Bone May Have Violated FTC Guidelines With Uber Tweet
Wednesday October 12, 2016 @06:06PM Yahoo Patents Smart Billboard That Would Deliver Targeted Ads To Passersby or Motorists
Sunday October 09, 2016 @04:08PM A Spotify Ad Slipped Malware Onto PCs and Macs
Thursday October 06, 2016 @07:29PM FCC Proposal: Internet Providers Must Ask To Share Your Data
Thursday October 06, 2016 @05:28PM 12-Year-Old Boy Gets $100K Bill From Google After Confusing Adwords With Adsense
Monday October 03, 2016 @07:38PM 4chan Is Running Out of Money and Martin Shkreli Wants To Buy It
Wednesday September 21, 2016 @04:34PM Blizzard Is Getting Rid of the Battle.net Name
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @09:17PM Samsung Stops Airing Galaxy Note 7 Commercials, Preps Early Launch of Galaxy S8
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @05:37PM New York Fines Viacom, Mattel and Hasbro For Tracking Kids Online
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:37PM ClixSense Suffers Massive Data Breach, 6.6 Million Users Compromised
Monday September 12, 2016 @08:57PM Microsoft To Kill The Lumia Brand In Favor of a New Surface Phone, Says Report
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @07:46PM Ask Slashdot: What Are Anonymous Ways To Pay For Goods and Services?
Sunday September 04, 2016 @12:55AM Richard Stallman: Online Publishers Should Let Readers Pay Anonymously
Friday September 02, 2016 @03:40PM Creators Call Out YouTube For Demonetizing Videos
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:40AM Lawsuit Accuses Warriors' Mobile App of Eavesdropping On Fans -- Even When Not In Use
Monday August 29, 2016 @06:35PM C Programming Language Hits a 15-Year Low On The TIOBE Index
Thursday August 25, 2016 @06:26PM US Unveils Charges Against KickassTorrents, Names Two More Defendants
Sunday August 21, 2016 @01:00PM Fake Google Salesmen Are Actually SEO Telemarketers
Saturday August 20, 2016 @06:00PM How SSL/TLS Encryption Hides Malware
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @06:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Monday August 15, 2016 @07:45PM Former CEO of Angry Birds-Maker Rovio Hired To Revive Nokia's Phone Business
Saturday August 13, 2016 @01:07PM One Year in Jail For Abusive Silicon Valley CEO
Thursday August 11, 2016 @10:50PM Facebook Rolls Out Code To Nullify Adblock Plus' Workaround
Wednesday August 10, 2016 @09:22PM Man Becomes 'Accidental Millionaire' After Jet.com's Sale To Walmart
Tuesday August 09, 2016 @04:06PM Suicide Squad Fan Suing Studio For 'False Advertising' Over Lack of Joker Scenes
Monday August 08, 2016 @06:08PM Google: Unwanted Software Is Worse Than Malware
Friday July 29, 2016 @05:51PM Malvertising Campaign Infected Thousands of Users Per Day For More Than a Year
Saturday July 23, 2016 @01:28PM Google Tests Ads That Load Faster and Use Less Power
Thursday July 21, 2016 @07:46PM Spotify Is Now Selling Your Information To Advertisers
Thursday July 21, 2016 @06:33PM McDonald's 'Make Burger History' Site Hijacked With Offensive Burger Ideas
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @05:38PM China Bans Ad Blocking
Saturday July 16, 2016 @10:16AM Microsoft Store Offers Free Laptop If They Can't Upgrade Your PC To Windows 10
Saturday July 09, 2016 @08:45AM Ashley Madison Admits It Lured Customers With 70,000 Fake 'Fembots'
Monday July 04, 2016 @04:38PM Google Offers Free 4-Month Play Music Trial Subscription For July 4th
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:05PM ACLU Lawsuit Challenges Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @04:38PM Google's My Activity Reveals How Much It Knows About You
Friday June 24, 2016 @05:29PM You Could Be Paid To Post Snapchat Selfies With Products, Patent Filing Suggests
Thursday June 23, 2016 @05:26PM HTML5 Ads Aren't That Safe Compared To Flash, Experts Say
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @02:57PM Advertiser That Tracked Around 100M Phone Users Without Consent Pays $950,000
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @01:09AM Interview With A Craigslist Scammer
Tuesday June 21, 2016 @04:14PM 74% of Netflix Subscribers Would Rather Cancel Their Subscription Than See Ads
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:30PM BuzzFeed Ends $1.3M Advertising Deal With RNC Over Donald Trump
Monday June 06, 2016 @04:10PM Supreme Court Rejects Google Appeal In Class Action Dispute From Advertisers
Sunday June 05, 2016 @02:37PM Password App Developer Overlooks Security Hole to Preserve Ads
Friday June 03, 2016 @05:01PM Snapchat Secretly Acquires Seene, A Startup That Lets Mobile Users Make 3D Selfies
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:13AM Microsoft Will Stop Spamming Android Users With Office Ads In The Notification Tray
Thursday May 26, 2016 @06:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:39PM Scott Walker Rents Out Email and Donor Lists To Pay Campaign Debt
Sunday May 15, 2016 @02:38PM Amazon "Invades" College Campus With Media Center
Wednesday May 11, 2016 @04:59PM Google Bans Ads For Payday Loans
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @07:51PM Sue Googe Uses Google's Font To Run For US Congress
Tuesday May 10, 2016 @06:15PM Netflix Cuts Out Over 6 Days Of Commercials From Your Life Per Year, Compared To Cable TV
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:44PM Opera Launches 'Free And Unlimited' VPN App For iOS
Saturday May 07, 2016 @06:51PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Expect Tracking When Subscribing To News Sites?
Wednesday May 04, 2016 @06:34PM DuckDuckGo Is Giving Away $225,000 To Support Open Source Projects
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @06:01PM Apple Loses Exclusive Rights To 'iPhone' Trademark For Non-Smartphone Products In China
Monday May 02, 2016 @05:10PM China Probes Baidu Over False Medical Ads After Student Dies
Thursday April 28, 2016 @08:27PM In Internet Age, Pirate Radio Arises As Surprising Challenge
Friday April 22, 2016 @04:29PM Uber Will Pay $100 Million To Settle Suits With Drivers Seeking Employee Status
Friday April 22, 2016 @02:07PM Why Movie Trailers Now Begin With Five-Second Ads For Themselves
Wednesday April 20, 2016 @11:43PM Changes Are Coming To the EU's Cookie Directive, But It's Not Going Away
Monday April 18, 2016 @08:19PM Verizon and Hearst Team Up To Buy Complex Media
Tuesday April 12, 2016 @04:07PM Badlock Vulnerability Falls Flat Against Hype
Thursday April 07, 2016 @10:21PM Uber To Pay Up To $25 Million For Misleading Advertising In California
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @08:23PM HP's New Logo Is the Awesome One It Never Used
Monday April 04, 2016 @04:24PM Microsoft Trials Outlook Premium For $4 Per Month, With No Ads and Custom Domains
Thursday March 31, 2016 @07:43PM Microsoft Denies Edge Is Getting A Native Ad Blocker
Thursday March 31, 2016 @06:41PM FCC Proposes New Restrictions On How Broadband Providers Share Data
Wednesday March 30, 2016 @08:33PM Using Adblock Plus to Block Ads is Legal, Rules German Court -- For the Fifth Time
Tuesday March 29, 2016 @11:56PM CNBC Just Collected Your Password and Shared It With Marketers
Thursday March 24, 2016 @02:54PM Slashdot Asks: Should NPR Stop Promoting Its Own Podcasts and NPR One App On Air?
Thursday March 24, 2016 @02:24PM Starboard Launches Proxy Fight To Remove Entire Yahoo Board
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @02:54PM A Look Inside Apple's User Data Utilization Wars
Friday March 18, 2016 @10:13PM FTC Warns Android App Developers About Use of Audio-Tracking Code
Thursday March 17, 2016 @09:36AM McAfee Uses Web Beacons That Can Be Used To Track Users, Serve Advertising
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @10:51AM Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL
Sunday March 13, 2016 @03:12PM YouTube Shows Adblock Plus Users an Error Message Instead of Ads
Thursday March 10, 2016 @11:24AM Patch Tuesday Brought Windows 10 Ad Generator
Thursday March 10, 2016 @10:24AM Opera Introduces Native Adblocking, 45% Faster Than Chrome With Adblock Plus
Sunday March 06, 2016 @09:30PM Google Is Testing Self-Promotion Ads On Search Results
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @12:51PM UK Gov't Launches Anti-Adblocking Initiative, Compares It To Piracy
Monday February 29, 2016 @12:27PM Adblock Plus Comes (Somewhat) Clean About How Acceptable Ads Work
Friday February 26, 2016 @12:56PM Porn-Clicker Android Malware Hits Google Play Hard
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:18PM Windows 10 Now Showing Full Screen Ads On Lock Screen
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:26AM Google Cleans Up Search Results By Ditching Sidebar Ads
Friday February 19, 2016 @09:18AM Mobile Giant Three Group To Block Online Advertising
Wednesday February 10, 2016 @12:48AM Why Stack Overflow Doesn't Care About Ad Blockers
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @12:13PM Adblock Fast Returns To Google Play a Week After Being Pulled
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @11:25AM Wired To Block Ad-Blocking Users, Offer Subscription
Monday February 08, 2016 @04:27AM Adblock Plus Maker Seeks Deal With Ad Industry Players
Thursday February 04, 2016 @07:38PM Samsung's AdBlock Fast Removed From the Play Store
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @01:23PM Online Ad Czar Berates Adblockers As Freedom-Hating 'Mafia'
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @09:25AM German Court: "Sharing" Your Amazon Purchases Is Spamming
Sunday January 24, 2016 @12:27AM DOJ and 4 States Want $24 Billion In Fines From Dish Network For Telemarketing
Friday January 22, 2016 @08:37PM Google Says It Killed 780 Million 'Bad Ads' In 2015
Thursday January 21, 2016 @09:19AM Former Mozilla CEO Launches Security-Centric Browser Brave
Saturday January 09, 2016 @08:36PM Forbes Asks Readers To Disable Adblock, Serves Up Malvertising
Thursday January 07, 2016 @10:38AM Malvertising Campaign Used a Free Certificate From Let's Encrypt
Friday December 04, 2015 @08:11PM Mozilla Ends the Advertisements In Firefox's New Tab Tiles
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:18AM New Campaign Features Internet Trolls On Roadside Billboards
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:17AM Companies Want To Insert Ads Into Unicode
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @09:11AM Snowden Says It's Your Duty To Use an Ad Blocker (for Security)
Friday November 13, 2015 @10:07PM Ad Networks Using Inaudible Sound To Link Phones, Tablets and Other Devices
Monday October 26, 2015 @12:52PM NY To Probe Broadband Providers Over Internet Speeds
Monday October 26, 2015 @11:01AM Judge: School's Facebook Post is a Campaign Contribution
Sunday October 18, 2015 @09:29PM Sprint Will Start Throttling Customers Who Exceed 23GB Monthly
Sunday October 18, 2015 @03:25PM Deja Vu: Microsoft's 2015 Surface Book Ad and Apple's 2014 'Your Verse' iPad Ad
Thursday October 15, 2015 @01:35PM Why Paywalls Need To Be So Fragile
Thursday October 15, 2015 @10:22AM Microsoft Now Uses Windows 10's Start Menu To Display Ads
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @12:36PM German Publisher Axel Springer Bans Adblocking Users From Bild Website
Monday October 05, 2015 @12:10AM TiVo's Latest Offering Detects and Skips Ads, Adds 4K Capability
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:31PM Google Lets Advertisers Target By (Anonymized) Customer Data
Sunday October 04, 2015 @03:18PM Chrome AdBlock Joining Acceptable Ads Program (And Sold To Anonymous Company)
Friday October 02, 2015 @07:44PM Motorola Marketed the Moto E 2015 On Promise of Updates, Stops After 219 Days
Thursday October 01, 2015 @11:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:44AM The Real Cost of Mobile Ads
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @12:28PM Advertisers Already Using New iPhone Text Message Exploit
Thursday September 24, 2015 @03:19PM Mozilla Fixed a 14-Year-Old Bug In Firefox, Now Adblock Plus Uses Less Memory
Sunday September 20, 2015 @06:44PM AdBlock Plus Defends Ad Blocking, Applauds Marco Arment
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:19AM AVG Proudly Announces It Will Sell Your Browsing History To Online Advertisers
Thursday September 17, 2015 @05:12PM One Day After iOS 9's Launch, Ad Blockers Top Apple's App Store
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @09:22AM Chrome 45 Launches, Automatically Pauses Less Important Flash Content, Like Ads
Saturday August 22, 2015 @06:24PM Why Google Wants To Sell You a Wi-Fi Router
Friday August 21, 2015 @10:31PM Amazon To Stop Accepting Flash Ads
Thursday August 20, 2015 @09:06AM New Rules Say UK Video Bloggers Must Be Clearer About Paid Endorsements
Thursday August 20, 2015 @08:33AM Google's Project Sunroof Tells You How Well Solar Would Work On Your Roof
Thursday July 23, 2015 @11:39AM Smartphone Apps Fraudulently Collecting Revenue From Invisible Ads
Saturday July 11, 2015 @10:38PM Twitter Yanks Ads UK Activists Say Could Trigger Seizures
Sunday June 28, 2015 @12:46PM Google Will Reduce Accidental Mobile Ad Clicks, With Mandatory Borders and More
Thursday June 18, 2015 @01:01PM Adblock Plus Can Now Be Rolled Out To Every Single Employee In a Company
Friday June 12, 2015 @07:54AM Microsoft Research Paper Considers Serving Web-ads From Localhost
Friday June 05, 2015 @06:24PM Chrome Beta Now Automatically Pauses Less Important Flash Content
Monday June 01, 2015 @06:38PM SourceForge and GIMP [Updated]
Saturday May 16, 2015 @07:38AM European Telecoms May Block Mobile Ads, Spelling Trouble For Google
Sunday May 03, 2015 @07:22PM Facebook Wants to Skip the Off-Site Links, Host News Content Directly
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @08:38AM Consumer Groups Bemoan Google's "Deceptive" Ads for Kids In FTC Complaint