An iPad demo model at a Vodafone store in Australia reportedly "burst" into flames, but no one in the store was injured.
A 49,000-acre wildfire reaches the national lab's southern boundary and triggers the mandatory evacuation of about two-thirds of the county's residents.
As many as 1,700 people are so far confirmed dead, with another 10,000 missing; meanwhile, Japan braces for a possible second explosion after what are presumed to be two partial meltdowns.
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Was it a glitch or a mischievous prankster who pulled the fire alarm during the South by Southwest Interactive Festival? Or maybe a sign that it's happy hour?
The company works to reschedule a big launch for Nexus phones and tablets after the event site falls inside the evacuation zone.
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An engineer studying evacuation plans uses computer modeling as part of his research.
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