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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

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Twitter amps up its mobile emergency alert system

The social network adds four new countries to its iOS and Android crisis alert system, while also launching an easy-add bell icon to all designated agencies' profiles.

By December 19, 2013

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Twitter launches Alerts for getting crucial info in emergencies

The new system will let users sign up with a number of public and private agencies to get critical information in the event of an emergency.

By September 25, 2013

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High-tech views of the massive Yosemite Rim Fire

Since the fire first sparked less than two weeks ago, it has grown into one of the largest in California history. New technology by Esri lets onlookers see the flames' path of destruction in real time.

By August 27, 2013

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Use Nextdoor to prepare your neighborhood for disaster

The service helps you organize your neighbors into a social network, but sharing emergency-preparedness information customized to your area may require a free site-building service such as Google Sites.

By November 14, 2012

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Twitter: Over 20M tweets sent about Hurricane Sandy

The site says that's likely a conservative estimate as it only tracked the words "Sandy" and "hurricane."

By November 2, 2012

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Superstorm Sandy 'hurricane hackers' gather to help

Geeks around the world are uniting this weekend to help create technology that will aid in storm recovery.

By November 2, 2012

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FCC on Sandy: Cell service likely to get worse before it gets better

The Federal Communications Commission said today that 25 percent of cellular sites are down in 10 states affected by superstorm Sandy.

By October 30, 2012

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Hurricane Sandy blows down paywalls at NY Times, WSJ

As people go online to keep tabs on Hurricane Sandy, news outlets including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are responding by making their content free, for a while.

By October 29, 2012

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Hurricane Sandy: Keeping tabs online

Whether you're in the path of the storm or just watching with interest from afar, here are some ways to monitor Sandy and its effects.

By October 28, 2012