You'll Soon Be Able to Pay to Make Google Ads Disappear

Google just announced a new internet subscription service called Google Contributor, essentially a paywall for web publishers to provide ad-free content for a $1-$3 contribution. » 11/20/14 2:52pm 11/20/14 2:52pm

Whistleblower Claims Google Stole Money From Publishers Using Adsense

An anonymous individual claiming to be a former Google employee posted detailed allegations about the search giant on Pastebin today. The self-stylized whistleblower claimed that Google managers directly ordered employees to steal money from publishers through AdSense, its ad placement service, and that the scheme has… » 4/29/14 7:41pm 4/29/14 7:41pm

The Problems With Google House Ads

Santa Clara University law professor Eric Goldman takes a look at what happens when Google enters its own ad auctions—and doesn't like what he finds. A version of this article originally appeared at Search Engine Land. » 8/23/10 10:40am 8/23/10 10:40am

Rumor: "iAd" Mobile Advertising Platform Is Apple's Next Big Thing

MediaPost reports that Apple's next next big thing, after iPads invade the world next weekend, will be iAd, a mobile advertising platform to be debuted April 7. Coffee dates and patent suits aside, this could be the true Apple-Google battleground. » 3/27/10 10:04am 3/27/10 10:04am

Earning $1.30 Per Day From Adsense Is Enough To Lose Unemployment…

$1.30 barely gets vending machine soda, but it's enough to leave an NY lawyer without unemployment benefits. Her total Adsense earning of $238.75 was enough to trigger that response because there aren't proper guidelines in place for such residual earnings. » 10/14/09 4:40pm 10/14/09 4:40pm

Afternoon News: FBI Billboards, Radiohead Webcast, and Patents,…

• The FBI wants to install 150 digital billboards in 20 US cities in the next few weeks to show fugitives, missing people and gadget bloggers. [Network World]
Oft-discussed Radiohead will have a live webcast concert at midnight on January 1. It's almost cool to stay home on New Year's Eve now. [Pitchfork]
• Google… » 12/27/07 4:00pm 12/27/07 4:00pm

Google Jumps Further Into Cellphone Ads With AdSense for Mobile

The impending onslaught of ads coming to everyone's cellphone just got a little bit more inevitable with Google announcing AdSense for Mobile. The new ad network brings Google contextual ads to the smallest screen for the first time—its current mobile ad service, AdWords, only does search result ads. Like regular… » 9/18/07 4:04am 9/18/07 4:04am

BBC Bringing Crumpets, Three New Channels With Ads to YouTube

Apparently, YouTube's been quite busy behind the scenes, despite being shunned by Viacom. The NYT reports that they've managed to line up over 1,000 partnerships with content providers at a pace of 200 a quarter, most of them smaller, independent outlets. » 3/02/07 11:00am 3/02/07 11:00am

Hope You've Got Broadband: Here Come Google Video Ads

Using its nearly ubiquitous AdSense network, Google is going to start delivering video ads from The Wall Street Journal, Life/Style Television and others to a small group of sites that choose to test the new program. Like their standard text ads, the video ones will be determined contextually. Of course, we can expect… » 1/25/07 9:00am 1/25/07 9:00am