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disaster

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Airbnb gets White House nod for disaster housing initiative

The peer-to-peer home rental service works with hosts in San Francisco and Portland, Ore., to provide emergency housing.

By July 29, 2014

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BBC News suffers spectacular, entertaining camera disaster

One minute you're watching the presenter, the next she begins to disappear.

By February 24, 2014

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Disaster-proof IoSafe NAS 1513+ server (pictures)

IoSafe introduced the NAS 1513+ at CES 2014. This is the award-winning DS1513+ server from Synology, housed inside a fire-proof, water-proof casing to keep the internal drives safe should disaster strike.

7 Images By January 6, 2014

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IoSafe's disaster-proof dual-bay NAS server

Afraid of sharks? Find out why the IoSafe N2 is exactly what you want.

By December 12, 2013

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This Sony researcher wants to put you in someone else's head

Jun Rekimoto, who studies augmented reality at Sony Computer Science Labs, is using cameras, drones and sensors to capture and share what others are seeing and feeling.

By September 27, 2014

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NASA radar device detects heartbeats in disaster rubble

NASA is collaborating with the US Department of Homeland Security on a portable radar device that can detect heartbeats and breathing after a disaster.

By September 26, 2013

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Airbnb begins collecting 14% hotel tax in San Francisco

After hammering out details with city regulators for months, the peer-to-peer home rental service will start charging guests hotel taxes on October 1.

By September 17, 2014

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Conan upgrades to iOS 7; disaster strikes

You'd think it would be simply to just upgrade your iPhone to Apple's new software. But, while it's downloading, macabre things happen to Conan O'Brien.

By September 19, 2013

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NASA aims for air traffic control system for commercial drones

Agency seeks partners for a multi-year project to develop a protocol the FAA can implement for the safe commercial use of drones in the U.S.

By September 11, 2014

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iPhone 6 ads: Fallon, Timberlake, tittering

Apple has now released two iPhone 6 ads it showed at its launch event. They are blessedly silly.

By September 10, 2014