Android’s Earthquake Alert System Under Scrutiny Following Failure in Turkey

  • BBC investigators found that no one received Google’s earthquake warnings prior to Turkey’s initial tremor on February 6th.
  • Although Google asserts millions received alerts, the company did not provide data to prove widespread notifications.
  • Questions arise about the system’s reliability as a substitute for traditional warnings, especially given limited internet access and the unpredictable nature of earthquakes.
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