Earthquake

05.11.15
LA's newer cell towers will keep working after earthquakes
05.11.15

LA's newer cell towers will keep working after earthquakes

Cellular networks are only trustworthy if they continue running in emergencies, and Los Angeles kn...

By J. Fingas,   05.11.15
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04.25.15
Facebook and Google help find Nepal earthquake survivors
04.25.15

Facebook and Google help find Nepal earthquake survivors

The Nepal earthquake has caused an immeasurable amount of tragedy this weekend, but some internet...

By J. Fingas,   04.25.15
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10.16.14
Facebook 'Safety Check' lets friends know you're OK after a major disaster
10.16.14

Facebook 'Safety Check' lets friends know you're OK after a major disaster

Despite the frivolous nature of most social media interactions, Facebook's latest new feature is i...

By R. Lawler,   10.16.14
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08.25.14
See how the Napa earthquake affected Jawbone users' sleep
08.25.14

See how the Napa earthquake affected Jawbone users' sleep

If you're one of the many iPhone users with a Jawbone UP strapped to your wrist, you might be used...

By Mike Wehner,   08.25.14
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08.25.14
Jawbone knows how many of its users were roused by the Napa earthquake
08.25.14

Jawbone knows how many of its users were roused by the Napa earthquake

Think you could sleep through an earthquake? Probably not, judging by data from Jawbone. The compa...

By S. Dent,   08.25.14
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08.08.14
Apple contributes $1.6 million to Chinese earthquake relief
08.08.14

Apple contributes $1.6 million to Chinese earthquake relief

Apple and China have had a somewhat shaky relationship as of late -- with state-run news decrying...

By Mike Wehner,   08.08.14
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05.02.14
Stanford turns to Twitter to track earthquakes
05.02.14

Stanford turns to Twitter to track earthquakes

It's easy to tell when an earthquake hits an area full of Twitter users -- there's frequently a ru...

By J. Fingas,   05.02.14
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04.07.14
Scientists testing an 'acoustic shield' to protect cities from earthquakes
04.07.14

Scientists testing an 'acoustic shield' to protect cities from earthquakes

What if you could put a shield around your city to prevent it from being demolished in an earthqua...

By E. Price,   04.07.14
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10.09.13
Choose My Adventure: Saying goodbye to Age of Wushu
10.09.13

Choose My Adventure: Saying goodbye to Age of Wushu

During a Q and A with Grant Bowler, SyFy's leading man in its new series Defiance, the actor tried...

By B. Hindman,   10.09.13
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