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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 Mar. 13, 2011

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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 Sep. 30, 2013

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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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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 Mar. 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 Mar. 13, 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 Mar. 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 Mar. 14, 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 Mar. 15, 2011

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Rescue robots deployed in Japan earthquake ops

Snake robots and rolling camera bots may help out with operations, with U.S. cyber-rescuers waiting in the wings.

By Mar. 14, 2011

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Tokyo quake puts data centers, cloud services at risk

The disaster comes as many tech giants, including Amazon and Salesforce, were setting up data centers in Tokyo to meet demand for cloud-computing services.

By Mar. 11, 2011