Japan,earthquake

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...

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03.27.13
Google Street View lets former Fukushima residents see the town they left
03.27.13

Google Street View lets former Fukushima residents see the town they left

It's been more than two years since the tragic Eastern Japan tsunami and resulting Fukushima Prefe...

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03.16.12
Bunnie Huang builds open-source geiger counter to help Japanese civilians
03.16.12

Bunnie Huang builds open-source geiger counter to help Japanese civilians

Chumby co-creator Andrew "Bunnie" Huang was so moved by the Japanese Earthquake and Fukushima melt...

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03.09.12
FujiFilm's $1,700 X100 Black Edition now shipping, limited to 10K units worldwide
03.09.12

FujiFilm's $1,700 X100 Black Edition now shipping, limited to 10K units worldwide

We somehow missed this retro-styled gem at back at CES, but no matter -- Fujifilm's X100 Black Prem...

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08.22.11
Apple reportedly adds earthquake warning to Japanese iOS
08.22.11

Apple reportedly adds earthquake warning to Japanese iOS

Apple is supposedly adding an Earthquake widget to its Japanese version of iOS 5. The widget wi...

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08.22.11
iOS 5 turns Japanese iPhones into earthquake alarms
08.22.11

iOS 5 turns Japanese iPhones into earthquake alarms

Following the devastation wrought by the recent Japanese earthquake, Apple has hooked the count...

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08.03.11
World of Warcraft pet sales contribute over $1.9 million to Red Cross
08.03.11

World of Warcraft pet sales contribute over $1.9 million to Red Cross

In May, Blizzard announced that sales of the Moonkin Hatchling in-game pet had raised $800,000...

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08.03.11
Cenarion Hatchling raises over $1.9 million for Japan Earthquake Relief
08.03.11

Cenarion Hatchling raises over $1.9 million for Japan Earthquake Relief

Here's some wonderful news for the WoW community -- Blizzard's recent charity drive to help those...

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