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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 Oct. 30, 2013

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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 Dec. 11, 2012

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Sandy is a disaster, but these photos are ridiculous

According to one estimate, Instagram users are uploading 10 Sandy photos a second. So why are these (mostly) obvious fakes getting so much attention on social media?

By Oct. 29, 2012

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Hurricane Sandy safety: There are apps for that

Turn your iPhone into a flashlight, an emergency radio, a hurricane tracker, and more.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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As Sandy surged, Internet use spiked

While the waters were rising and the wind was blasting buildings along the East Coast, Internet usage rocketed above the usual. That is, before the blackouts hit.

By Oct. 31, 2012

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Hurricane Sandy photos inundating Instagram

Users uploading 10 pics per second related to the Frankenstorm, from the silly to the downright scary.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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Wireless operators prepare for Sandy. But will it be enough?

As one of the biggest hurricanes in history approaches the East Coast, many cell phone users wonder if their wireless device will be there for them when they most need it.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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Hurricane Sandy: Keeping tabs online

Whether you're in the path of the storm or just watching with interest from afar, here are some ways to monitor Sandy and its effects.

By Oct. 28, 2012

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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 Feb. 5, 2013

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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 Dec. 19, 2012