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In Hurricane Sandy's path: a glimpse of NYC after the storm

Sandy begets tree-hugging companies

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Severe weather shifts are forcing companies to rethink their energy strategies; they're using both technology and geography to become more energy independent....
Sandy begets tree-hugging companies

How the Internet of Things could help us cope with severe weather

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Britain isn’t known for handling poor weather well; an inch of snow can be enough to grind the transport network to a halt. Now a project run by business and technology community Cambridge Wireless aims to explore how the Internet of Things could help the UK cope with severe weather...
How the Internet of Things could help us cope with severe weather
7 Tornado Apps For Your Smartphone That Will Alert And Protect You

Why can we send people to the moon but still not predict the weather? (video)

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Science has come a long way in the past 100 years. We’ve sent humans to space, landed devices on Mars, proposed groundbreaking theories, exploded nuclear bombs, decimated diseases, and more. But with all these advancements, why is still so hard for us to predict future weather conditions? A new...
Why can we send people to the moon but still not predict the weather? (video)
Vivint keeps bad guys out, brings in $2B for sale to Blackstone

Apps Rush: Now TV, Animate It, MY GPS, Weather HD 2, Mitt's VP, Breaking Bad, Knock Knock and more

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What's new on the app stores on Wednesday 1 August 2012A selection of 14 new and notable apps for you today:Now TV UKFollowing its debut on Android, Sky has launched an iOS version of its new Now TV internet TV service. Subscribers can register for a Sky Movies Pass for...
Apps Rush: Now TV, Animate It, MY GPS, Weather HD 2, Mitt's VP, Breaking Bad, Knock Knock and more

Hard drive recovery tips for disaster-damaged storage

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, it's no surprise that some people are scrambling to recover data from damaged hard drives. Chris Bross, Senior Enterprise Recovery Engineer at DriveSavers, said his company has been busy with an uptick in business, working to reclaim the data on everything from home users' single-disk...
Hard drive recovery tips for disaster-damaged storage
How cheap gas, weather & fuel cells are driving the consumerization of energy

The Weather Channel Beautifies And Socializes Its iPhone App

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In an effort to streamline its digital offerings, The Weather Channel has today announced that its popular iPhone app has undergone a major redesign. It started with the launch of the iPad app, and just a few weeks ago The Weather Channel followed suit on the web. But the iPhone...
The Weather Channel Beautifies And Socializes Its iPhone App
Weather Channel redesigns Android app with simpler UI, smarter maps, & more ads

Sponsored post: ClearDB brings stability to MySQL databases in the cloud

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Texas-based cloud services company SuccessBricks, Inc. wants you to stay connected to your MySQL database, no matter what. The company’s flagship product is the technology that powers MySQL services in Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud, and it’s also available at the enterprise level in clouds like Amazon EC2 and Rackspace. ClearDB is...
Sponsored post: ClearDB brings stability to MySQL databases in the cloud

The Apps That Weathered the Storm -- Finance, Maps and News

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While there is no question that smartphones can serve as a lifeline during severe weather, they also serve as a primary means of entertainment and information. Stats compiled during the recent Hurricane Sandy showed that navigation app use doubled, as people presumably had to find some new routes. Finance app...
The Apps That Weathered the Storm -- Finance, Maps and News

Severe weather intensifies focus on disaster planning

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Severe thunderstorms, wildfires and droughts should put companies on alert to look into their business continuity plannings. Disaster recovery plans that include only backing up data regionally may need to be rethought, experts say....
Severe weather intensifies focus on disaster planning
Check Out The Clever Way Your Android Phone Will Better Predict The Weather (GOOG)
National Weather Service will begin sending out texts to warn of oncoming severe weather

iPad Weather

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iPad Weather is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedWhen I was a kid, I wanted to be a Meteorologist. It didn’t happen, of course. I do enjoy the weather changes we have here in the Pacific Northwest....
iPad Weather

Hurricane Sandy damaged Verizon's network, but clever technology saved the day

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Hurricane Sandy was a massive destructive force for parts of the east coast of the United States. Homes were ruined, power was lost, and telecommunications suffered. While telecommunication companies have measures in place to prevent severe weather from damaging their lines, massive power outages left their safety systems useless....
Hurricane Sandy damaged Verizon's network, but clever technology saved the day

The Earth From Space: Yesterday's Severe Weather Over Texas and Oklahoma

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The Earth From Space: Yesterday's Severe Weather Over Texas and Oklahoma

AT&T to update iPhone 5, iPhone 4S with wireless emergency alert support

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AT&T has announced that it will be pushing a small, over the air update out to the iPhone 5 and iPhone 4S which will add support for the Wireless Emergency Alert System. The system, which went live about a year ago, is designed to send out three types of...
AT&T to update iPhone 5, iPhone 4S with wireless emergency alert support

Sponsored post: ClearDB brings stability to MySQL databases in the cloud

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Texas-based cloud services company SuccessBricks, Inc. wants you to stay connected to your MySQL database, no matter what. The company’s flagship product ClearDB is the technology that powers MySQL services in Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud, and it’s also available at the enterprise level in clouds like Amazon EC2 and Rackspace....
Sponsored post: ClearDB brings stability to MySQL databases in the cloud

With New Weather Channel Deal, Twitter Aims to Make it Rain for Brands

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Forecast: Cloudy, with a chance of promoted tweets. Aiming to attract more big-brand ad dollars, Twitter and the Weather Company have a new deal to create custom content around weather-related Twitter activity. Twitter users will be able to see video clips of local forecasts, severe-weather coverage or user-generated content. But...
With New Weather Channel Deal, Twitter Aims to Make it Rain for Brands

Climate change pushes some companies to go green

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Severe weather shifts are forcing companies to rethink their energy strategies; they're using both technology and geography to become more energy independent....
Climate change pushes some companies to go green
Canceled flights, canceled storm: why don't planes fly in good weather?

New radar tech helps pilots nimbly avoid severe weather

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The latest iteration of Honeywell's IntuVue software was designed to give substantial warning and detailed information on turbulence, hail, and lightning in planes' paths. [Read more]...
New radar tech helps pilots nimbly avoid severe weather

The Weather Channel Launches "My Friends' Weather," A Social Media Storm Alert System

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News updates all day from Fast Company.For the past several decades, we've learned of impending severe weather from a cranky buzz that interrupts our television or radio programming. The Weather Channel now wants to turn that into metaphorical buzz on social networks. Its Weather.com website, which gets more unique visitors...
The Weather Channel Launches "My Friends' Weather," A Social Media Storm Alert System
Cornell Just Got $133 Million To Open This Massive New Tech School On An Island In New York City

The Age: whole of VIC on severe weather warning..again: http://is.gd/9QQGv

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The Age: whole of VIC on severe weather warning..again: http://is.gd/9QQGv
National Weather Service will begin sending out texts to warn of oncoming severe weather

East Coast Blizzard Another Test for FCC's New Cellphone Alert System

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Brooke HammerlingOnce again, those on the East Coast are getting a new kind of message on their cellphones alerting them to severe weather. As was the case with Hurricane Sandy, local officials are using a relatively new wireless alert system to blast messages to those in the area where the...
East Coast Blizzard Another Test for FCC's New Cellphone Alert System
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