Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.
The tablets have a retail value of $2.7 million and have been placed in public areas affected by Sandy.
Watch a video showing how Internet routing servers fell to the immense power of this week's superstorm.
CNET reporters converge on Apple stores across New York and San Francisco -- some even riding bikes in lieu of NYC subway service -- to cover the debut of the iPad Mini.
The cable giant says it will open its Wi-Fi hot spots free of charge to anyone in several states where the megastorm Sandy has wreaked havoc.
With tropical-storm force winds about 1,000 miles across, Sandy is a monster. NASA's radar view of its eyewall shows "remarkable vigor" for its Category 1 status.
Apple used newly developed photo- and video-editing software to help showcase the power of the new iPad Air 2's A8X chip.
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.
The telecommunications provider saw revenue rise nearly 6 percent on strong customer growth in the wireless business.
The search giant's Street View images take you on a virtual tour of the Liwa Desert in the United Arab Emirates.