Fourth Industrial Revolution

Google is using data from its phones to detect impending earthquakes

Accelerometers in phones could be repurposed to warn users of earthquakes. Image: REUTERS/Giorgio Benvenuti

Paresh Dave

Reporter, Reuters

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