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Google Maps Street View now lets you go back in time

Turn back the clock to as far back as 2007 and watch landmarks being constructed through the years in this new Google Street View feature.

By April 23, 2014

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Samsung doc: Beating Apple was 'survival strategy'

Dale Sohn, the former CEO of Samsung's mobile business in the US, also testifies that a shift in the Korean company's sales and marketing efforts boosted its position in the smartphone market.

By April 14, 2014

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Japanese yakuza goes online to update its image

Japan's largest organised crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, is turning to the Internet in an effort to change public opinion as membership numbers fall to an all-time low.

By April 2, 2014

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15 space organizations join hunt for missing Malaysian jet

China activates an international charter started in 1999 to aggregate global space data from satellites in an effort to locate Malaysian Airlines' flight MH370.

By March 12, 2014

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How Israel and Hamas weaponized social media

More militaries and armed groups are using social media as a weapon of war -- but when ground skirmishes are mirrored by cyber-social battles, managing the message can get messy.

By January 13, 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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Cute overload: Line messaging app hits 300 million users

Known for its cartoonish emoticons, Japan's Line is aiming for half a billion users in 2014.

By November 25, 2013

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Scientists tracking iceberg twice size of Atlanta

After breaking from Antarctica, the massive iceberg could drift toward South America and threaten shipping lanes.

By November 14, 2013

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Google extends helping hand to Philippines typhoon survivors

Creating a Person Finder and Relief Map, the Web giant looks to help people find loved ones, along with food and shelter, in the aftermath of the devastating natural disaster.

By November 11, 2013

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Japan unveils $800 radiation-proof underwear

If your job is cleaning up nuclear disasters, you might also want to consider a $1,000 anti-radiation swimsuit.

By October 18, 2013