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Google Presents 2 New Turkey Day Gifts

Google has offered two new (and one tried-and-true) ways to get through turkey day with Google Maps, with just few days to go for the Thanksgiving Day. "Just in time for the mad dash to grandma’s house or your bestie’s friendsgiving across town, we’ve got two new and one tried-and-true way for Google Maps to get you where you’re going ...

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India to Join 27-Nation Club to Set Up Early Earthquake Warning System

India is moving in the direction of setting up early earthquake warning system that gives indications few second before it occurs, thus saving people who can take precautions to escape the wrath of the devastation as witnessed in recent Nepal earthquake. The system to be developed in association with 26 other countries including Japan, will strengthen the people living in ...

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NASA, USGS Breakthrough on Early Earthquake Warning by Smartphones

Smartphones and tablets can give early warning on large earthquakes in areas where highly technical and more expensive systems are not in place, said a new research. The study, led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), found that the sensors in smartphones could be used to build earthquake warning systems, though less accurate than conventional systems. The GPS ...

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