Disasters averted are social, too.
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.
Seismologists aren't the only ones culling data from the 6.0-magnitude quake that hit Northern California early Sunday. The fitness-tracking bracelet maker is sharing its info on who woke up, where and when.
CNET's Brian Cooley offers up his list of the top five Mustangs of all time, listed by magnitude of legacy.
The company says it regrets any concerns but downplays the magnitude of its televisions' data sharing features.
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.
The reclusive country confirmed today that a 5.1-magnitude earthquake was the result of a nuclear test, and apparently this explosion was more powerful than the earlier two.
In just a few days, scores of CNET editors will be traveling to Las Vegas to cover the latest and greatest gadgets at the annual Consumer Electronics Show. In this Inside Scoop, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Donald Bell discuss the hot products they expect to see, what will be missing this year, and how to mentally prepare for a show of this magnitude.
The 8.9-magnitude earthquake that struck the country today is affecting the operations of companies including consumer electronics giant Sony.
An 8.9-magnitude earthquake and a tsunami have crippled Japan. Here are places to turn to online for information and aid.