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Google Chrome extension blocks content farms from search results

Posted by Patrick Lambert Categories: Google, Internet, Software,

Google announced a new extension for their Chrome browser, which allows users to block specific sites from search results. As an example, they show that when looking for a specific query, some content farms may have top spots in the engine, but you may not want to see these results. With the extension, you'll be able to block those results, never seeing that site appear in search results anymore. This extension only works on Chrome right now, and is being called an early test.

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Google releases opt-out extension for Chrome

Posted by Patrick Lambert Categories: Google, Software,

Google has released a new browser extension for their Chrome browser called Keep My Opt-Outs, which is a simple way to opt out of Google-based advertising tracking, along with ad tracking from other major advertising companies. The company points out that this is in part an answer to governments and groups asking for "no track" options online. It's worth noting that this is an extension that needs to be downloaded, so this won't change much for advertisers. Everything this extension does could be done manually before, and people who go out to get it may well have been blocking tracking cookies in the past. Still, this is a good step which will hopefully lead to similar tools on other browser platforms.

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (12/19)

The Closer

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

CANCELLATIONS

  • The Closer (TNT) – Will end after Season 7
  • The Hasselhoffs (A&E) – Remaining eps could air at later time
  • Stargate Universe (Syfy)
  • Terriers (FX)

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (12/2)

Dexter and Lumen

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

RENEWALS

  • Aarti Party (Food Network) – Season 2
  • Adventure Time (Cartoon) – Season 3
  • Auction Hunters (Spike) – Season 2
  • The Bold and the Beautiful (CBS) – Renewed through 2012-13
  • Cupcake Wars (Food Network) – Season 2
  • Dexter (Showtime) – Season 6
  • Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files (Syfy) – Season 2
  • Funny or Die Presents (HBO) – Season 2
  • Ghost Hunters International (Syfy) – Season 3

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (11/16)

Walking Dead

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

CANCELLATIONS

  • Dark Blue (TNT)
  • Jonas L.A. (Disney)
  • Rubicon (AMC)

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (11/4)

Sister Wives

UPDATE: NBC has just canceled Undercovers. Three more episodes will air over the next few weeks. Remaining episodes TBA.

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

EXTENSIONS

  • Community (NBC) – 2 more episodes ordered
  • LA Ink (TLC) – 8 more episodes ordered

RENEWALS

  • Bored to Death (HBO) – Season 3
  • Eastbound & Down (HBO) – Season 3
  • Fabulous Cakes (TLC) – Season 2
  • Sister Wives (TLC) – Season 2

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (10/27)

Nikita

UPDATE: CBS has cut down Medium's order from 22 episodes to 13 episodes.

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

EXTENSIONS

  • Better With You (ABC) – Full season order
  • Blue Bloods (CBS) – Full season order
  • Brothers & Sisters (ABC) – Four more episodes ordered
  • The Defenders (CBS) – Full season order
  • Detroit 1-8-7 (ABC) – Five more episodes ordered
  • Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) – Full season order

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (10/21)

The Event

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

EXTENSIONS

  • American Dad (FOX) – 8 more episodes ordered
  • Brothers & Sisters (ABC) - 4 more episodes ordered
  • Chase (NBC) – Full season order
  • Chuck (NBC) – Full season order
  • The Event (NBC) – Full season order
  • Law & Order: Los Angeles (NBC) – Full season order

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (10/7)

Huge

Here’s an update on the shows you will and won’t be seeing in the months to come:

 

EXTENSIONS
  • Melissa & Joey (ABC Family) - 10-12 more episodes ordered
  • Raising Hope (ABC Family) - Full season order

 

CANCELLATIONS
  • Huge (ABC Family)
  • The Daily 10 (E!)

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TV Extensions, Renewals and Cancellations (9/24)

Boardwalk Empire

Here’s an update on the shows you’ll be seeing more of in the months to come:

 

EXTENSIONS
  • Hellcats (CW) - Six more scripts ordered
  • One Tree Hill (CW) - Six more scripts ordered

 

RENEWALS
  • Army Wives (Lifetime) - Season 5
  • The Big C (Showtime) - Season 2
  • Boardwalk Empire (HBO) - Season 2
  • Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime) - Season 3
  • Dual Survival (Discovery) - Season 2

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