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Microsoft looking to support ad blockers in Edge web browser

Microsoft looking to support ad blockers in Edge web browser

Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it was working on bringing ad blocker support through third-party extensions into the next version of its Edge web browser. Tech website ZDNet reported earlier in the day that Microsoft was building an ad blocker into the next version of its Edge web browser, citing a slide from the company’s [...]

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Deal collapses to cap U.S. low-income telecommunications subsidy

Deal collapses to cap U.S. low-income telecommunications subsidy

WASHINGTON A deal reached by a majority of Federal Communications Commissioners to approve a $2 billion a year budget cap as part of an expansion of a subsidy for low-income Americans for phone and Internet services collapsed on Thursday, Republicans said. Matthew Berry, chief of staff to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai, a Republican, told reporters [...]

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Amazon in talks to buy stake in mapping company HERE: sources

Amazon in talks to buy stake in mapping company HERE: sources

FRANKFURT Amazon is in talks with a consortium of German carmakers about taking a stake in high-definition digital mapping company HERE, two auto industry sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. Last August, BMW, Audi (VOWG_p.DE) and Mercedes agreed to pay 2.5 billion euros ($2.8 billion) to buy Nokia’s mapping business as part of [...]

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