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US sends drones to Japan

Mar 17, 2011
The U.S. Air Force sent the Global Hawk to Japan to collect images and help gauge the damage in Japan after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake struck l...
Posted In: drones, Japan, Mexico, military, Transportation, world
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Apple store becomes hub in Tokyo

Mar 15, 2011
Interesting news from an anonymous Apple employee sent to Digg founder Kevin Rose. Apparently people stranded from the disaster in Japan are...
Posted In: apple, business, Health, Japan, world
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Google offers person finder tool for people affected by tsunami

Mar 11, 2011
Right now, the site only has about 5,500 records, but if you go to Person Finder: 2011 Japan earthquake, you can offer information about someone...
Posted In: Google, government, Science, tsunami, world
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Google gets behind Nelson Mandela project

Mar 9, 2011
On Tuesday, Google said it would give $1.25 million to the Nelson Mandela Center of Memory to put photographs, letters and other documents online....
Posted In: Google, search, Web Culture, world
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Is this what the iPhone 5 looks like?

Mar 7, 2011
With iPad 2 now announced, it's time to look ahead to the iPhone 5 (because that's what happens). Rumors currently circulating indicate that the...
Posted In: apple, gadgets, iPhone, iphone 5, manufacturing, world
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Tweets From Tahrir

Mar 7, 2011
Two political activists have gathered tweets from the Egyptian revolution and put them in a book called Tweets From Tahrir. It's scheduled to be...
Posted In: copyright, government, privacy, Twitter, world
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China to track cell phone users

Mar 4, 2011
The government of China says it will track the movements of 17 million citizens in Beijing. The government says they're doing it in hopes of...
Posted In: business, Cellphones, China, gadgets, government, world
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Ford launches Sync for Europe

Mar 1, 2011
At a conference in Hanover, Germany, Ford chairman Alan Mullaly introduced a version of the Sync on board assistance program for European drivers....
Posted In: Ford, Transportation, world
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Social networking to stop street harassment of women

Mar 1, 2011
Women traveling for business have a place to share stories they rarely get a chance to. Ihollaback. Stoptreetharassment.com and other sites create...
Posted In: Law, privacy, Web Culture, world
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Google Street View Trike images revealed

Mar 1, 2011
Tricycles: they're not just for toddlers unable to ride bikes anymore. For a while now, Google has employed a set of cameras mounted to three...
Posted In: Google, search, street view, trikes, Web Culture, world

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