TechBytes: Google 'Person Finder' Aids During Japan Crisis

Google sets up a site to help users locate missing persons in Japan.

March 14, 2011— -- Google has set up a new service to help people reunite with those missing since Japan's earthquake and tsunami. Google Person Finder allows people all over the world to set up profile pages for loved ones. Anyone with information can simply search for the person's name and then post an update. There are more than 140,000 records on the site.

Farmville Aids Japan

For those who want to make a donation to the victims in Japan, the maker of Farmville has come up with an easy way to do it. When players make in-game purchases, 100 percent of the profits will go to a newly created Save The Children fund.

iPhone Clock Glitch

The iPhone can do pretty much everything except tell time, it seems. Many owners complained that their phones did not spring forward to daylight savings time. In fact, some fell back another hour, making them two hours behind. The iPhone's clock also had trouble on New Year's Day and at the end of daylight savings time in November.