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Massive flooding across areas of the UK has struck a productivity blow to indie developer Hello Games. Yesterday, via Twitter, the house that birthed Joe Danger announced its Guildford office had been swallowed by rushing water. "A river broke its bank nearby yesterday, and a lot of water flooded i...

December 26th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's another extremely cool offshoot of the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute. Platypus LLC build autonomous robotic airboats that can be deployed for a wide range of usages including environmental data and monitoring hard-to-reach spots after natural disasters like flooding. The hull of the bo...

October 24th 2012 at 3:11pm 0 Comments
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Seagate took some time out from its busy earnings reporting schedule to address supply concerns stemming from the recent devastating floods in Thailand. The storage manufacturer announced that hard drives supply will likely fall 150 million units short of demand by year's end. While Seagate's own f...

February 2nd 2012 at 9:11am 0 Comments
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Last year, Thailand was rocked by floods that devastated the country. It destroyed cities and towns and put a severe dent in Taiwan's manufacturing industry. Hard drive manufacturing was hit the hardest and shortages in the supply of drives started to surface last year. This deficit is impacting t...

January 25th 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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DPReview reports that Sony has resumed production of its SLT and NEX cameras, which may include the NEX-7 and A65 cameras, after two of its three main manufacturing plants in Thailand were hit by extreme floods nearly a month ago. The impact was enough to make a sizable dent in the company's fina...

November 16th 2011 at 11:04pm 0 Comments
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var digg_url = 'http://www.joystiq.com/2008/10/08/roll-up-your-pants-the-flood-confirmed-in-halo-wars/'; Stop your speculating, the Tokyo Game Show gives us all sorts of goodies, like the fact the the Flood is going to be in Halo Wars, which is coming "sometime" in 2009. Our own Chris Grant, es...

October 8th 2008 at 11:48pm 0 Comments
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That's one of the many tough questions Robert Falcon asks over at modojo.com. He decided to analyze the DS and PSP's ability to survive various natural disasters, including floods, earthquakes, and blizzards. Keep in mind that if your DS Lite somehow manages to find its way into a pit of boiling lav...

January 22nd 2007 at 5:40pm 0 Comments
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It turns out Mandalore's LEGO Elite was only the tip of the iceberg. We've just unearthed a massive collection of LEGO Halo projects. Everything from the Pelican Dropship to the Flood Infection form is featured at this bounteous portal, maintained by Justin "Saber-Scorpion" Stebbins. Mr. Stebbins, w...

January 5th 2007 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
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This morning a major water leak left a foot of water on the floors of an Apple Computer Inc building in Cupertino. According to a Santa Clara County fire Department dispatcher, and as reported by CBS5.com, more than 100 gallons of water per minute were pouring into the building from a leak under th...

December 13th 2006 at 12:00pm 0 Comments