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3 hrs ago | Electronic Engineering Times Asia

SSD demand triggers a tidal wave of growth for SanDisk

The main reason for the big surprise was the increasing demand for solid-state drive to replace or enhance hard drives in laptops and, most especially, in servers and high-performance storage devices in corporate datacenters.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Startups, SanDisk, Laptops/Notebooks, Computers

7 hrs ago | Calgary Journal

Nature unleashed connects global disasters to Calgary

Throughout April, the Telus Spark Science Centre is home to a travelling exhibition that all Calgarians may be able relate to - especially after the flood in June.

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Related Topix: Asian Tsunami Disaster, Photography, Arts

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Anne Springs Close greenway changing in face of rapid development

"community backyard" back in 1989 with no need of publicity. Twenty-five years later, their greenway is an island of wilderness surrounded by a tidal wave of sprawl.

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Hispanic Business

Women bridge gender gap as French film embraces a new nouvelle vague: ...

Women bridge gender gap as French film embraces a new nouvelle vague: As a festival of Gallic cinema opens in the UK, Kim Willsher in Paris examines how women - both on screen and behind the camera - are now in the country's cultural vanguard Half a century has passed since a group of mostly young and almost exclusively male directors electrified ... (more)

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Related Topix: Francois Truffaut, Natural Disasters, Nouvelle Vague

The Japan Times

Fukushima No. 1 boss admits water woes out of control

The manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant admits to embarrassment that repeated efforts have failed to bring under control the problem of radioactive water, eight months after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told the world the matter had been resolved.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters

IcNetwork

Why Wales needs both a Severn barrage and tidal lagoons

A combination of tidal lagoons on Wales' north coast and a barrage in the Severn could provide round the clock generating capacity, Roger Falconer writes A barrage across the Severn should be built as well as lagoons on the North Wales coast, Prof Falconer writes In recent months Wales has experienced some of the worst winter storms in recent ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science, Agriculture, Natural Disasters, Flood, Conwy County, Wales, United Kingdom, Opinion

Self Deprecating Journalism

Google's Memories for the Future Project

To remember The Tsunami that hit Japan earlier in the year. Google has put together a streetview project called Memories for the Future that allows you to see the streetview data before and after the tsunami.It is a shame the site doesn't support linking, otherwise I would have linked to a few interesting areas.

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Related Topix: Asian Tsunami Disaster

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Free Republic

The Talanted Mr. Putin

The rulers of Russia have taken a hard look at the ongoing suicide of the West and determined that Russia is not going to participate.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Vladimir Putin

Scoop

Tsunami - No Threat to New Zealand

Origin time: 1328 ZULU 19 APRIL 2014 NZ time: 0128 NZST 20 APRIL 2014 Co-ordinates: 6.7 SOUTH 155.0 EAST Depth: 10KM Location: SOLOMON ISLANDS Magnitude: 7.8 The above magnitude is provisional and may be increased or decreased as more seismic data becomes available.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Solomon Islands, Oceania, World News

NEWS.com.au

Four trapped under Everest ice

FOUR people are still missing after the deadliest avalanche to hit Mt Everest left 12 people dead, including five people employed by US network NBC.

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Related Topix: Avalanche, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Pope Benedict XVI

The Independent

Tsunami alert issued for Papua New Guinea and Solomon islands following 7.5 magnitude earthquake

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Related Topix: Papua New Guinea, Oceania, World News, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Solomon Islands, US Geological Survey, Technical Services, Geology, Science

QST

Puerto Rico Amateur Radio Volunteers Take Part in Tsunami Preparedness Exercise

The purpose of the exercise was to assist tsunami preparedness efforts in the Caribbean and adjacent regions, including the east coasts of the US and Canada.

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Related Topix: Travel, Puerto Rico Travel, Caribbean Travel, Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Asian Tsunami Disaster

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Nukes at Sea: Floating Plants Could Ride Out Tsunamis

When an earthquake and tsunami struck the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant complex in 2011, neither the quake nor the inundation caused the ensuing contamination.

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Worthing Herald

Ride of a lifetime for former RAF engineer

AN ENGINEER is making last minute preparations for a trip of a lifetime as he counts down to travel from London to Japan by motorcycle.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Straits Times

6.6 magnitude quake hits off PNG's Bougainville, no tsunami risk

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea's Bougainville Island on Saturday but there was no risk of a widespread tsunami, seismologists said.

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Boston.com

Senators urge improved quake safety measures at New England nuclear plants

US Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren are calling for increased safety measures at two area nuclear power plants after a Nuclear Regulatory Commission report found potential vulnerabilities to earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Seabrook, NH, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Natural Disasters, Earthquake

Daily Herald

Former World Vision CEO to speak at Judson Prayer Breakfast

Dean R. Hirsch, former president of World Vision International, will talk about its work responding to large-scale disasters, such as the Myanmar cyclone in 2008, at the Judson University Community Prayer Breakfast on May 7. Judson University will welcome Dean R. Hirsch, former CEO of World Vision International, as its keynote speaker for the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World Vision International, Charitable Organizations, Asian Tsunami Disaster

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes Mexico

The quake occurred on the Pacific coast between the major resort towns of Acapulco and Zihuatanejo during Holy Week, when Mexicans traditionally flock to the beaches, and resorts typically run at full capacity.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Mexico, Autos

West Hawaii Today

No tsunami following earthquake off Mexico

No tsunami was triggered by a magnitude-7.4 earthquake that struck Friday morning near the coast of Guerrero, Mexico, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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WKBT

Magnitude-7.2 earthquake strikes Mexico

The quake occurred on the Pacific coast between the major resort towns of Acapulco and Zihuatanejo during Holy Week, when Mexicans traditionally flock to the beaches, and resorts typically run at full capacity.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Mexico,

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