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Extraordinary earthquake lights explained -- they're not UFOs

The rare and colorful lights sometimes seen before major earthquakes could come from electric charges in certain types of rock.

By January 6, 2014

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Government shutdown can't shake earthquake updates

Those in earthquake country visit USGS.gov to find out the magnitude of the latest temblor. But thanks to Capitol Hill gridlock, the site initially had no data after a 3.0 quake Sunday night.

By October 6, 2013

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Apple, Samsung, others raise $32M after China earthquake

The two rivals lead a list of technology firms donating money in response to Saturday's powerful earthquake in China.

By April 22, 2013

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Japan earthquake anniversary: Digital media lessons we've learned

On the first anniversary of the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan, here are some thoughts on implications for the digital media realm.

By March 11, 2012

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'Invisibility' cloak could dampen blow from earthquakes

Researchers say giant rubber cylinders coated with special wave-scattering materials could act as a "seismic waveguide" and dissipate the punch from earthquakes.

By February 15, 2012

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Track earthquakes with Android devices

Have you ever felt something and asked yourself, "Was that an earthquake?" If you have an Android device, you can track earthquakes easily with a couple of simple apps.

By August 24, 2011

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iOS 5 gets Japan earthquake notifications

Users of the Apple mobile operating system in Japan will receive early notifications from their devices if an earthquake strikes the country.

By August 22, 2011

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This Day in Tech: Twitter exposes photo galleries (nudity included); Earthquake shakes the East Coast

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Tuesday, August 23.

By August 23, 2011

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Cell service jammed after East Coast earthquake

Heavy volumes of traffic disrupt wireless networks following quake today centered in Virginia that shook the whole coast. People instead turn to sites like Twitter and Facebook to update friends and loved ones.

By August 23, 2011

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Toshiba OLED lamp shining on earthquake zone

Designed for reading, the pad-shaped lamp can be recharged with solar-powered batteries.

By June 2, 2011