Posts Tagged ‘earthquake’

Hey Steve Jobs, a Few Survival Apps Japan Needs: William Pesek – BusinessWeek

USA Today Hey Steve Jobs, a Few Survival Apps Japan Needs: William PesekBusinessWeekMarch 19 (Bloomberg) — As a kid from Queens, I never thought I'd need real-time updates on radiation, wind patterns, seismic activity and tsunamis. Japan's earthquake and the unsettling events since...
March 19th, 2011 | News | Read More

Apple Delays Launch of iPad 2 in Japan – PC Magazine

Moneycontrol.com Apple Delays Launch of iPad 2 in JapanPC MagazineGiven the destruction caused by the earthquake and subsequent tsunamis, Apple said Tuesday that it will delay the release of the iPad 2 in the country. "We are delaying the launch of the iPad 2 in Japan while the country and our...
March 15th, 2011 | News | Read More

Apple iPad 2: Second Thoughts – PC Magazine

Reuters Apple iPad 2: Second ThoughtsPC MagazineMy lost weekend with the iPad 2 has helped me gain some perspective on Apple's latest tablet. By Lance Ulanoff Ever since I picked up an Apple iPad 2, I've spent more time with it than my original iPad. At 1.3 pounds, the 33 percent thinner...
March 15th, 2011 | News | Read More

Apple delays launch of iPad 2 in Japan in wake of earthquake disaster – Apple Insider

Globe and Mail Apple delays launch of iPad 2 in Japan in wake of earthquake disasterApple InsiderBy AppleInsider Staff Though Japan was originally scheduled to be one of a number of countries where the iPad 2 will launch next week, Apple announced on Wednesday that it has delayed the launch while...
March 15th, 2011 | News | Read More

Facebook plots Japan quake map – The Press Association

ABC News Facebook plots Japan quake mapThe Press AssociationFacebook has plotted how status updates about the Japanese earthquake and tsunami spread across the world in the hours following the disaster, creating the first map of its kind. While status updates on the site are more commonly a tool...
March 14th, 2011 | News | Read More

Experts: Mega-quake, tsunami could happen here – CBS News

Reuters Experts: Mega-quake, tsunami could happen hereCBS NewsRebecca Jarvis interviews the director of the US Geological Survey, Dr. Marcia McNutt, and seismologist, James Gaherty, PhD., about the the likelihood of the US getting hit with an earthquake like the one that hit Japan and if so, are...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

Amid nuclear fears, Japan digs out after quake – CBS News

Telegraph.co.uk Amid nuclear fears, Japan digs out after quakeCBS NewsThe earthquake in Japan is the 5th largest in recorded history. It was followed by a 23 ft. high tsunami. The official death count is 574 dead, a number expected to rise considerably – 586 are still missing. There have been...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

Burning houses have been swept out to sea following the disaster – BBC News

CTV.ca Burning houses have been swept out to sea following the disasterBBC NewsThe world is reacting with shock at the huge quake and tsunami that has devastated Japan, but people there have learnt to expect natural disasters. The first indication was a humming and a rattling. Hundreds of upturned...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

World sends disaster relief teams to Japan – Reuters

Globe and Mail World sends disaster relief teams to JapanReutersMaster Chief David Unnone, of the US 7th Fleet command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), briefs sailors about taking on humanitarian assistance supplies in Singapore as part of preparatory efforts if directed to support earthquake and tsunami...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More

World sends disaster relief teams to Japan – Reuters

Telegraph.co.uk World sends disaster relief teams to JapanReutersGENEVA, March 12 (Reuters) – The international community started to send disaster relief teams on Saturday to help Japan after it suffered a massive earthquake and tsunami, with the United Nations sending a group to help …UK...
March 12th, 2011 | News | Read More