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Ads Transparency Spotlight, Google’s New Chrome Extension, Will Give Insights on Targeted Ads

Google’s new Chrome Extension, Ads Transparency Spotlight, will tell you why you’re seeing the ads that you get. It aims to give users better insights over how they’re being targeted by advertisers by displaying information about ads, such as how many there are on a given page, the ad providers ...

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Mozilla Firefox Loses Market Share to Microsoft Edge in July 2020: Report

Mozilla Firefox ranked third behind fellow web browsers Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome last month, according to third-party numbers from NetMarketShare. While Chrome continued to rule with the lion’s share of usage, Mozilla Firefox slipped down a place to come after Microsoft Edge in terms of market share. This happened ...

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EA Posts Strong Results on Increased Player Engagement, Video Game Sales During Pandemic

Electronic Arts on Thursday raised its full-year forecast for adjusted revenue after beating quarterly estimates, encouraged by strong player engagement and increased videogame sales to stuck-at-home gamers. EA, popular for titles like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Battlefield, raised its full year adjusted revenue outlook to about $5.95 billion ...

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The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Review: A Better Second Try, but Still Not Good Enough

The Umbrella Academy’s debut season, released last February on Netflix, was a mess. The creator Steve Blackman and Co. took an outlandish, vibrant comic — from the erstwhile My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way and Brazilian illustrator Gabriel Bá — and turned it into a dour, gloomy series that looked ...

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Antitrust Hearing Online Moments: Jeff Bezos’ Snack, Room Ratings, and ‘The Net’

Two years after Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s explanation to US lawmakers – “Senator, we run ads” – exploded as a meme, online viewers again ridiculed moments of a tech antitrust showdown on Wednesday. The chief executives of the country’s largest tech companies – including Zuckerberg, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Sundar ...

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