Posts Tagged: disasters

Google’s new Boat Trekkers will capture images of recovery from Japan’s tsunami-ravaged coastline

Google Japan’s “Street View from the sea" project aims to document the coastal areas hit hardest by the country’s March 11, 2011 earth...

  • June 19, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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Google Street View car in Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone

Google Street View Ventures into Post-Quake, Off-Limits Fukushima Prefecture

A little more than two years after the colossal Japan earthquake and tsunami disaster of March 2011, Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) has let its Street...

  • March 28, 2013
  • at 4:15 am
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Subway Crashes in Shanghai, Weibo Explodes

This afternoon, a subway train on Shanghai’s line ten collided with the train in front of it. The situation is far from clear at the m...

  • September 27, 2011
  • at 6:43 pm
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Sina Weibo to launch super-fast earthquake notification service

More good news in the vein of social media being used for disaster response: China’s state seismological bureau, in an apparent cooper...

  • September 3, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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1,483 Chinese Group Buy Sites Closed, 456 in October Alone

At this point, everyone knows that the group buy market in China is, er, going through a rough patch. The question has long since shifted fr...

  • November 24, 2011
  • at 2:36 pm
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