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Ark Nova: Blow-up concert hall inflates in Japan

Mobile building that accommodates up to 500 will tour various locations in Japan's disaster-struck Northeast, playing host to world-class performances.

By September 30, 2013

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Failed phone calls: Reaching Sendai feels futile

Trying to find people in the the tsunami-ravaged areas of Sendai, Japan, is practically impossible if you're not there. Here's Brooke Crothers' brief account.

By March 13, 2011

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Japan bra lifts, um, spirits with words of support

On the two-month anniversary of the massive quake and tsunami, novelty-bra maker Triumph International delivers an undergarment covered in encouraging messages from around the globe.

By May 11, 2011

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Japan reels from earthquake, nuclear crisis (roundup)

A magnitude 9.0 quake and aftershocks bring devastation to Japan, send tsunamis racing across the Pacific, and pose a grave danger to several nuclear power plants.

By April 11, 2011

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Did Sony CEO leak plans for iPhone 5 camera?

Reports say Sony chief may have let slip that Sony is making camera components for Apple's next-generation iPhone--and that delivery of the components is delayed due to factory damage in Japan.

By April 2, 2011

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U.S. military blocks sites to free space for quake relief

Amazon, YouTube, 11 other sites popular with military personnel are blocked from the .mil computer system in effort to reserve bandwidth for use in quake recovery efforts.

By March 15, 2011

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Ripple effect of Japan disasters on consumer electronics (podcast)

Jim Handy, a semiconductor analyst for market research firm Objective Analysis, sees some impact but no likely immediate shortages or price jumps of end-user products.

By March 14, 2011

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Quake hobbles Japan's auto output

Automotive News reports on the effects of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami on automotive exports.

By March 14, 2011

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Tech firms face outages after Japan quake, tsunami

Panasonic, Square-Enix, and NTT Communications are among the tech companies in Japan that have confirmed their operations have been put on hold in some cases.

By March 14, 2011

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Satellite images show Japan before and after quake

Google compiles a collection of high-resolution before-and-after satellite images that depict the areas affected most by the deadly quake.

By March 13, 2011