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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


See Hurricane Sandy's impact on the Internet

Watch a video showing how Internet routing servers fell to the immense power of this week's superstorm.

By November 2, 2012


iPad Mini launches in Sandy's wake: CNET's live coverage

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.

By November 2, 2012


Comcast offers free Wi-Fi service to all in Sandy's path

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.

By October 31, 2012


NASA satellite gets a 3D view of Sandy's eye

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.

By October 29, 2012


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