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Japan Nuclear Emergency (2011)

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  • Apple iPad 2 replicas burned, sent to afterlife in Chinese Qingming festival [Video]

     
    Apple's iPad 2 is in high demand in a few Asian countries this week as the Qingming festival gets underway. In the annual tradition, ethnic Chinese families burn paper replicas of items their dead relatives would enjoy in the afterlife – such as...
  • Best Buy, facing shortages, restricts Apple iPad 2 sales

     
    Best Buy is temporarily restricting sales of the Apple iPad 2 as it faces supply shortages and an "upcoming promotion." In response to reports that some customers seeking to buy an iPad had been turned away, Best Buy acknowledged Friday......
  • PG&E wants Diablo Canyon nuclear plant's relicensing to be delayed for seismic testing

     
    Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has asked federal authorities to delay the license renewal proceedings for its Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant until more thorough seismic testing of the area around the plant can be performed. In the wake of......
  • Nuclear power debate: How much of our fear is rooted in propaganda?

     
    If you caught the April 1 episode of "This American Life," a fear of nuclear power may have been cemented. In one segment, actors read harrowing passages from "Voices from Chernobyl," a collection of interviews that documents how people were......
  • Japan quake affects Sony's, Toshiba's supply of cellphone camera sensors

     
    Japan's massive earthquake has impacted the production and distribution of an important component in many cellphone cameras, the CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) image sensor, from Sony and Toshiba. Toshiba's Image Sensor fabrication...
  • Maria Sharapova and her tribute to Chernobyl

     
    On her website, Maria Sharapova has posted a very personal message detailing her feelings about the 25-year anniversary of the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl, one that affected her parents directly, as well as how the recent tsunami-caused nuclear crisis...
  • Papers of late environmental crusader find home at UCLA

     
    When Ellen Stern Harris died of cancer five years ago at age 76, the pugnacious conservationist left a vast if chaotic collection of letters, research files, photos and publications. On Wednesday, a UCLA van pulled up to a chilly storage......
  • Japan may face debt rating cut, Moody's warns

     
    Bond rating firm Moody’s Investors Service formally warned Japan on Tuesday that its rating might be cut as the country sinks deeper into debt. Moody’s said it put Japan’s Aa2 rating on review for a possible downgrade, citing in part.......
  • Green energy: California poll finds overwhelming support

     
    A new statewide survey of environment issues conducted by the Public Policy Institute of California found more residents favor climate change policy, want to cut greenhouse gas emissions and believe they are already experiencing the effects of global...
  • Report says tourism in Japan is rebounding slowly

     
    The tourism industry in Japan -- devastated by a massive earthquake and tsunami in March -- has slowly begun to rebound, with a full recovery expected by next year, according a report by the Worth Travel and Tourism Council....
  • Gas suggests new problem at stricken Japan nuclear plant

     
    Japanese nuclear fallout: officials detect ominous new gas at stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant damaged in March tsunami...
  • Japan joins multilateral free-trade talks, hopes to boost economy

     
    Japan announces it will take part in talks about creating a nine-nation free-trade pact. Japan wants to to jumpstart an already moribund economy further crippled by the March earthquake and tsunami....