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A quake alert sent out simultaneously to millions of handsets across Japan on Thursday warned that a huge quake was imminent. TV shows were also interrupted with the information as people were told to brace themselves. But nothing happened.

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If you’ve scanned anything in recent years using a Xerox machine, you might want to spend a couple of months checking through the more important documents, as it seems some machines have a habit of rewriting numbers.

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Smartphones are becoming so powerful that some theorize they could replace PCs. That’s unlikely, not just because phones are too slow, but also because they can’t do anything better than a laptop or tablet.

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Marketed as an easy way to setup private file storage between your computers and mobile devices, Plug provides all the conveniences of Dropbox while increasing the security of your data.

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Beyond Verbal is advancing the science of voice analysis and making its technology available for a wide range of possibilities. No longer will be limited at taking words at face value – because Beyond Verbal will be able to take you deeper.

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