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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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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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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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Drone tours Napa earthquake damage

A quadcopter's close aerial footage of the destruction caused by this week's 6.0 California earthquake in wine country shows the potential of drones in disaster areas.

By August 29, 2014

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Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries

Amazon isn't the only tech giant experimenting with drones. Google has unveiled Project Wing, which is focusing its efforts on disaster relief, at least for now.

By August 28, 2014

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Napa earthquake as mapped by social media posts

Mapping software company Esri creates a real-time interactive map on the 6.0-magnitude quake filled with information from people's Twitter updates and YouTube videos.

By August 25, 2014

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Destroyed by tornado, town saving big by rebuilding all green

In 2007, a tornado flattened Greensburg, Kan. Now it's on a path to financial stability thanks to a city-wide green rebuilding effort. CNET Road Trip 2014 looked at the wreckage and the recovery.

By August 12, 2014