AdBlock for Chrome users, we have just come across some really bad news.
The developer behind the extension, has apparently sold the company.
The news was spotted by a Twitter user, who noticed a pop-up from AdBlock in Google Chrome. (refer to the screenshot above).
What’s interesting is the last part of the screenshot, which says:
“…. As a result, I am selling the company, and the buyer is turning on Acceptable Ads. My long-time managing director will keep working with the new company.”
And the worst part is that, the buyer is unknown. According to The Next Web, AdBlock refused to say who the buyer was, as they had [...]
Mozilla has announced something, which no user would have anticipated.
The browser maker says that Firefox will add support for Chrome extensions.
Let’s see how this could impact users. Mozilla has launched a new API called, WebExtensions. This allows add-on developers to make their extension compatible with Chrome and Opera browsers. Since it is easier to make cross-platform extensions, more developers are likely to use the new API, to port their non-Firefox extension, to work in the browser.
Of course, this also means developers will have to re-code their work, to make the extensions compatible with WebExtensions. Oh yes, and this does remind me [...]