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Japan creates disaster-proof mobile networks

05/02/2012, If ever there is a country who knows that much about technology—leading the consumer electronics industry and leaving the rest of the world in awe and begging for more—it is the land of the rising sun, Japan. Japan’s top telecommunications...

Brain waves used to make disturbing music

02/29/2012, While natural disasters can’t be helped, nobody likes to be reminded of them especially when they claim the lives of thousands of people. However, a Japanese artist named Masaki Batoh has decided to turn this negative experience into something...

Google Person Finder locates people in Turkey now

10/24/2011, A moment of silence for those who succumbed to the earthquake in Turkey – and at press time, the death toll stands at 200 plus and will most definitely rise in the coming days if efforts to rescue trapped people under all the rubble and carnage are...

Toshiba limited edition OLED lamp not for sale

06/03/2011, Toshiba has come up with a special OLED lamp designed for emergencies like the quake-stricken areas of Japan. Powered by four AAA batteries or a rechargeable pack that can be changed by solar or USB, it produces 53 lumens of light at 100% and can last two...

Nokia to experience delay no thanks to Japan earthquake

03/21/2011, The earthquake in Japan has clearly moved more than just earth and displaced lives, it has disrupted the world like never before due to globalization and an unprecedented triple whammy of a tsunami and nuclear fallout risk altogether. This has affected...

iRobots to go where no humans can go in Japan

03/18/2011, iRobot, the robot manufacturer from Bedford, Massachusetts; is sending out a team of four robots into Japan today to help deal with the nuclear crisis that’s currently affecting the country due to the earthquake and tsunami events that took place...

iPad 2 and iPhone 4 could suffer from shortages

03/17/2011, We know that the iPad 2′s launch in Japan will be delayed due to the recent earthquake and tsunami disasters, and with news of Toshiba closing down their LCD plant for a month and Mitsubishi Gas Chemical.also doing the same to one of their factories...

Toshiba to shut down LCD assembly line in Japan for a month

03/17/2011, Toshiba has announced that they will be closing down their LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) assembly line for a month at the very least, and this has resulted in PC manufacturer Lenovo voicing their concerns that they are suffering from a parts shortage....

iPad 2 launch delayed in Japan

03/15/2011, This won’t come as a surprise to most of you out there, but just in case you were wondering – yes, the iPad 2′s release will be delayed in Japan. Due to the natural disasters last week, the folks in the land of the rising sun won’t be...

Be careful of fake Japan relief websites

03/15/2011, The Internet Crime Complaint Center has just issued an alert to users, warning them about fraudulent Japan relief websites that have been sprouting up all over the internet ever since the terrible earthquake and tsunami last week. Heartless fraudsters...

Google Person Finder for 2011 Japan Earthquake

03/11/2011, In light of yesterday and today’s earthquakes in Japan, Google has launched a new version of its Person Finder service to help people locate friends and family who have been caught in the natural disasters. The website is basically a directory and...

Kinect-powered robot could help out earthquake victims

03/01/2011, We all know the devastating effect that earthquakes have on a community, and it is no surprise to hear of the heartache involved at the recent earth movement in Christchurch, New Zealand. Perhaps this latest invention by a group of engineering students in...