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quake

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Quake early warning offers headstart but lacks funding

The biggest earthquake to rock the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years hit early Sunday, and technology -- including a project in part backed by Google -- could put us into a better position than ever to react.

By August 25, 2014

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Know an earthquake is about to hit before the shaking starts

Smoke alarms warn us about fires, but what if we had devices in our homes to warn us about earthquakes seconds before they strike? For less than $100, a UC Berkeley professor has figured out how to make an in-home early warning quake system. CNET's Sumi Das looks at what it takes to make it work.

By October 7, 2014

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For $110, this man built an earthquake warning system

A professor at UC Berkeley (in California's earthquake country) has created a prototype device that warns of pending quake-related rumbles and could be installed as easily as a home fire alarm.

By September 8, 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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Napa's earthquake, as measured by a fitness bracelet

Seismologists aren't the only ones culling data from the 6.0-magnitude quake that hit Northern California Sunday. The Jawbone Up maker is sharing its info on who woke up, where, and when.

By August 25, 2014

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Giant rooftop pendulums to cut quake shaking in Tokyo

The Big One is due in Tokyo, but 300-ton pendulums on rooftops of tall buildings could cut shaking by 60 percent.

By July 31, 2013

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Batman joins forces with Lego for epic Tumbler kit

Lego supervillains will quake in their plastic boots when you build this official Lego set of Batman's beefiest Batmobile.

By July 21, 2014

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SK Hynix says Toshiba seeking $1.1 billion in damages

Toshiba filed suit against the South Korean company in March, claiming it profited from the theft of flash-memory data.

By July 21, 2014

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Get a DeathAdder gaming mouse and $50 Steam credit for $69.99

Pump up your aiming accuracy with this top-rated ergonomic mouse, which typically sells for $50 all by itself.

By June 24, 2014

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ZeniMax sues Oculus over virtual reality Rift tech

ZeniMax is taking the VR company and its 21-year-old founder to court for allegedly misappropriating trade secrets.

By May 21, 2014