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Google donates 17,000 Nexus 7s to Superstorm Sandy victims

The tablets have a retail value of $2.7 million and have been placed in public areas affected by Sandy.

By October 30, 2013


FCC holds first hearing on Sandy communications failures

FCC is conducting field hearings to examine what went wrong following Superstorm Sandy, and how to keep Internet and wireless service up following the next disaster.

By February 5, 2013


Verizon Q4 loss doubles, pushed by Sandy, pension costs

The telecommunications provider saw revenue rise nearly 6 percent on strong customer growth in the wireless business.

By January 22, 2013


YouTube looks back at 2012 with eye on Sandy, Syria

Fixing its gaze on the news, the video site says 7,000 hours of news-related videos were uploaded to YouTube each day of the year.

By December 19, 2012


Facebook's Year in Review: Obama, Sandy, Whitney

The world's largest social network compiled data on the top trends, memes, and events of the last year.

By December 12, 2012


Sandy pushes the limits of tech

The massive hurricane that devastated the East Coast revealed important shortcomings in our tech infrastructure. And unlike past storms, the recovery took longer than expected.

By December 11, 2012


FCC to hold hearings on post-Sandy wireless performance

The Federal Communications Commission will look at how to make the communications more resilient after disasters like superstorm Sandy.

By November 21, 2012


How a Chromebook got me through Hurricane Sandy

Stuck on a Samsung Chromebook for the week following superstorm Sandy, CNET editor Seth Rosenblatt was surprised to find the laptop struggled in one key area.

By November 13, 2012


Pay for sexy Instagram pics, help Sandy victims

Photographer thinks up a crafty fundraising scheme: trade candid and sexy photos of New Yorkers for donations to storm recovery efforts.

By November 13, 2012


Verizon won't charge Sandy victims for voice and text usage

As New York and New Jersey residents struggle to get back on their feet after last week's superstorm, the carrier announces it will waive voice and text charges for a two-week period.

By November 7, 2012