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Sep 19, 2011
Japan discovered a hack into Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., which in recent years has accounted for almost one quarter of the country's defense....
Posted In: Boeing, hacking, Japan

New iOS to include earthquake warnings

Aug 22, 2011
9to5Mac is reporting that the new version of iOS being launched next month will include an early warning system for earthquakes for customers in...
Posted In: earthquake, ios, Japan

Rare earth minerals to be not so rare?

Jul 5, 2011
Japanese scientists say they have discovered a huge cache of rare earth minerals on the ocean floor near Hawaii. And they say the minerals will be...
Posted In: China, Japan, rare earth minerals

PC sales slipping

Apr 14, 2011
A new report from IDC says that PC sales are off about 3 percent in the last quarter. The research company cites the continued growth of tablets ...
Posted In: earthquake, iPad, iPad 2, Japan, middle east, PC, tsunami

The Xbox 360 helps clean up nuclear mess in Japan

Apr 1, 2011
QinetiQ has sent unmanned robots to Japan to help at the Fukushima plant. The robots have Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive...
Posted In: earthquake, Japan, Microsoft, robots, Science, tsunami, world, xbox

MID-DAY UPDATE: American families make 18% less after the financial crisis, radiation levels continue to rise in Japan

Mar 25, 2011
Here are some of today's top headlines from the Marketplace Morning Report and around the web. The economy, in the last quarter of 2010, grew ...
Posted In: Commerce Department, Economy, financial crisis, Forbes, Fukushima, gas, gas prices, GDP, Honda, Japan, mid-day update, Nissan, nuclear, nuclear energy, nuclear power, production, radiation, Rederal Reserve, Toyota

All the rage: crowd-sourced radiation maps

Mar 25, 2011
A ton of maps are starting to pop up that mark radiation levels in various areas. Singularityhub has the rundown and lists a map made by Portland's...
Posted In: crowdsourcing, earthquake, government, Health, Japan, social media, tsunami

YouTube collecting evacuee videos

Mar 24, 2011
There's an effort underway in Japan to record and post short identifying messages from earthquake evacuees on YouTube. There are about 150 messages...
Posted In: earthquake, Google, Japan, search, tsunami, Web Culture, YouTube

Geiger counters in short supply

Mar 23, 2011
Geiger counters measure radiation, and since the earthquake in Japan, they're getting harder to find. The devices are small - you can get them as a...
Posted In: earthquake, gadgets, Japan, world

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