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How Time used Instagram for fast, beautiful Hurricane Sandy coverage

Google Releases Satellite Imagery of New Jersey Coast Post-Sandy

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Atlantic City (Photo: Google Maps) Google’s Crisis Response Map for Hurricane Sandy, which has been updated systematically with information about power outages, traffic advisories and emergency shelters in the wake of the storm, has now published satellite imagery illustrating the magnitude of devastation Sandy wrought on coastal communities in New...
Google Releases Satellite Imagery of New Jersey Coast Post-Sandy

Hurricane Sandy Foils Google Presser, Other New York Tech Events

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A number of high-profile tech-related events held in New York this week have been canceled as Hurricane Sandy moves into the region....
Hurricane Sandy Foils Google Presser, Other New York Tech Events
East Coast Apple Stores prepare for Hurricane Sandy, cover devices in plastic

Meme Industrial Complex Kicks Into High Gear for Hurricane Sandy

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With the East Coast largely barricaded inside their homes burning through hastily assembled stockpiles of cookies and liquor, there’s one thing left to do: make memes. (For as long as the power stays on, anyway.) The storm already has a dedicated page on Know Your Meme, and it seems parody...
Meme Industrial Complex Kicks Into High Gear for Hurricane Sandy

Superstorm Sandy Delays Implementation of Copyright Alert System

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Screengrab, Copyrightinformation.org TorrentFreak reports that the Copyright Alert System, which some big Internet service providers were planning to implement Wednesday, is on hold. The system has been delayed due to adverse conditions following Superstorm Sandy, which threw a hugely destructive wrench into the works for many utilities and ISPs. The...
Superstorm Sandy Delays Implementation of Copyright Alert System
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Apple Sells 3 Million iPad Minis And 4th Generation iPads In 3 Days
Apple Is Running Private Shuttles To Help Its New York Employees Get To Work (AAPL)
Incredibly Eerie Photos Show Huge New York Transportation Hubs Completely Abandoned Ahead Of Hurricane Sandy

Obama Gives a Shout-Out to MEET, the Israeli-Palestinian Youth Tech Project

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When we heard about a project that pairs Israeli and Palestinian teens to learn about tech and business, we were immediately intrigued. After learning more, we made MEET (Middle East Empowerment Through Technology) one of the original Global Voices at the D: Dive Into Mobile event scheduled for last fall....
Obama Gives a Shout-Out to MEET, the Israeli-Palestinian Youth Tech Project

Londoners Might Be Able To Use Twitter Like A 911 Service During Emergencies

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Twitter may be for jokes, but it's also for emergencies, says the U.K.'s fire brigade. The London Fire Brigade is considering using Twitter as a conduit for emergency calls. The move follows a large fire at the beginning of the year in West London, when a huge industrial site...
Londoners Might Be Able To Use Twitter Like A 911 Service During Emergencies

Whitney Houston earns top spot among Google's 2012 searches

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Gangnam Style, Hurricane Sandy, the iPad 3, Diablo 3, and Kate Middleton also scored spots among the top ten searches, according to Google's 2012 Zeitgeist. [Read more]...
Whitney Houston earns top spot among Google's 2012 searches

Dead Phone Battery? Just Burn Something

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After Hurricane Sandy knocked out power in the Northeast, a New York start-up called BioLite came up with a good publicity stunt: Light a fire so people could charge their dead cellphones. Read more »...
Dead Phone Battery? Just Burn Something

Wireless Networks Hit by Outages

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Telecom networks across the East Coast, but especially around New York City, are experiencing widespread problems Tuesday as a result of Hurricane Sandy....
Wireless Networks Hit by Outages
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Twitter updates Trending Topics, adds 100 more cities to share news people care about the most

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Twitter has expanded its Trending Topics feature to 100 more cities around the world, including Istanbul, Frankfurt, Guadalajara, and Incheon. Now, users will be able to scan through and see what the most popular trend people are talking about around their neighborhood and city — over 200 locations. As more...
Twitter updates Trending Topics, adds 100 more cities to share news people care about the most

How the Cloud Keeps Fuel and Cash Flowing When the Power Goes Out

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A trucking and construction business finds an alternate plan for keeping business active during a hurricane -- in the cloud....
How the Cloud Keeps Fuel and Cash Flowing When the Power Goes Out
Uber offering free rides to voting locations during Presidential Election

Finding Inspiration In The Aurora Tragedy, By Helping Victims Through HopeMob

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I’ve gone through various stages of “connectedness” in my life. We all have. Some of you are so young that you’ve never known anything else and some of you remember the days when you only knew the local news and big events like going to the moon. Today, we no...
Finding Inspiration In The Aurora Tragedy, By Helping Victims Through HopeMob

Hurricane Sandy damage blows 'six strikes' into 2013

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Center for Copyright Information (CCI) head Jill Lesser has announced in a blog post that the criticized "six strikes" copyright enforcement warning system will not be implemented until early 2013. Previously scheduled for commencement in December of 2012, damage from Hurricane Sandy affected the organization's testing schedules with internet service...
Hurricane Sandy damage blows 'six strikes' into 2013
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Google Cancels Its October 29 Android Event Because Of Hurricane Sandy (GOOG)

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Google just notified the press that its big Android event in New York on October 29 has been canceled due to Hurricane Sandy. Sandy will likely hit the East Coast on October 29 or 30. Google was expected announce a new Nexus smartphone made by LG, a new 10-inch tablet...
Google Cancels Its October 29 Android Event Because Of Hurricane Sandy (GOOG)

Analyst: Apple Has To Sell 3 Million iPad Minis This Weekend, Or Else It's A Flop (AAPL)

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Apple has to sell three million iPad minis this weekend, otherwise it's a flop, says BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk. Piecyk has been one of Apple's sharpest critics of late. He thinks Apple's performance is being hemmed in by stricter carrier policies and a compressed upgrade cycle on new products. In...
Analyst: Apple Has To Sell 3 Million iPad Minis This Weekend, Or Else It's A Flop (AAPL)

Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Friday's selection includes Korea's plan for exporting its music, why the Mars rover team's schedules have been moving 39 minutes later every day and a hackathon response to Hurricane Sandy....
Today's Scuttlebot: Jet Lag From Mars, and Windows 8 Ads

If You Can Code, Here's How To Help During Sandy's Looming Aftermath (GOOG)

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Hurricane Sandy is hitting the east coast of the US right now. When it does, a large swath of the region is going to be dealing with a nasty aftermath. Google has two tools available for organizations responding to the natural disaster. Google Public Alerts - "a platform to disseminate relevant emergency...
If You Can Code, Here's How To Help During Sandy's Looming Aftermath (GOOG)
(Real) Storm Crushes Amazon Cloud, Knocks out Netflix, Pinterest, Instagram
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