Google is temporarily halting advertisements worldwide for addiction and rehabilitation centers, following a report last week showing it was acting as a platform for shady referral services earning huge undisclosed commissions. Read More
Slashdot reader mikeebbbd noticed this in the AP’s Florida hurricane coverage: Electric car maker Tesla says it has temporarily increased the battery capacity of some of its cars to help drivers escaping Hurricane Irma. The electric car maker said the battery boost was applied to Model S and X cars in the Southeast. Some drivers […]
A federal judge in Hawaii has halted President Donald Trump's immigration ban targeting six majority-Muslim nations, just one day before the order was scheduled to take effect. The technology industry has been a leading voice of opposition to a propo…
The crazy-popular mobile game from Nintendo is crashing servers, so its rollout has been paused in some countries.
CEO sends united federation off to seek out new life and new civilisations Comment Succession, transformation and a customer buying pattern sea-change are simultaneously embroiling EMC’s top management and board in a perfect storm, according to CEO Joe Tucci in the quarterly results earnings call.…
According to the study, the cooling effect due to volcanic eruptions was clearly underestimated by climate models used for the last Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report. Led by … Meteorological Institute, three major German atmospheric research institutes were also involved: the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz (MPI-C), the Leibniz Institute for […]
After pranksters used Google Map Maker to draw an Android peeing on an Apple Logo and engage in other acts of spammy vandalism, Google has announced that it will temporarily shut down its online map editor while it rethinks its approval process. The statement, which was first spotted by Search Engine Land, makes it clear that the […]
PSA: Camera+, which has long been one of our favorite camera apps for iOS , is temporarily free, rather than $2.99. To get the deal, you have to find an ad in the Apple Store iOS app, and then redeem it in the App Store — Redmond Pie’s got the full details here. It’s worth […]