Google just released its 2012 Zeitgeist, its annual collection of trending search topics across the globe.
Just weeks ago Hurricane Sandy pounded the east coast of the United States with horrific consequences. But imagine a machine that could make massive ocean waves simply disappear.
New York-based blogging powerhouse Tumblr is using its influence for good and partnering with Brandon Stanton, the storytelling sensation behind Humans of New York (HoNY), to not only raise money for the victims of Superstorm Sandy but to also document the stories behind the storm.
In recent days, Indiegogo has become a home base for Sandy recovery, with community members turning to peers to fund not-for-profit relief efforts.
In another sign that we are in the era of Tim Cook’s Apple, the company has donated $2.5 million to the American Red Cross to help victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Verizon is helping out hurricane Sandy victims by waiving voice and texting charges until November 16th.
Living up to its potential as a community-powered hotel, Airbnb today changed its policies to allow do-gooders to offer up their spare spaces free of charge to displaced victims of superstorm Sandy.
If the mobile traffic to utilities sites is any indication, smartphones are quickly becoming our most important information sources during disasters.
Guest Post In the face of Sandy and other disasters, crowdfunding portals are providing an alternative method to help families and individuals in need.
In the wake of the worst storm New York City has ever seen, the tech community here has come together to help those in need.
After having its data center taken out by Hurricane Sandy, Gawker’s network of sites decided to invade Tumblr to continue posting its engaging, irreverent content.
On Monday, the company was serving 110 gigabytes of data per second, almost without a hiccup, not counting the livestreams — 170 thousand simultaneous streams of live video, pushed out over the Internet.
The sweetly named but oh-so-devastating storm that hit the mid-Atlantic with deadly force also shook up Twitter as people turned to the information network’s airways to search and share about Sandy.
While imagery of a powerless Manhattan is common in disaster movies, it’s something New Yorkers have been seeing firsthand since Sandy struck on Monday.
It’s a good day for giving donations. Apple rolled out its Red Cross donation page on iTunes, and now Facebook is testing “charitable contributions” on its new Gifts feature.
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, car ride service Uber is instituting surge pricing in New York City — higher prices during a time of higher demand for rides.
The Red Cross is accepting donations to those affected by Sandy through Apple’s iTunes today. Apple has used its entertainment marketplace as a way to solicit donations since 2010.
An incredible new video shot from Brooklyn’s 2 Northside Piers shows superstorm Sandy hitting New York City over the course of a few days.
In the spirit of community, AT&T and T-Mobile are coming together to ensure Hurricane Sandy victims can make calls.
Hurricane Sandy is hammering Weather.com’s servers almost as hard as the shores of New Jersey.
When you lose internet access, you can still get important updates from Twitter via SMS. Here’s how.
With Hurricane Sandy blowing across the East Coast of the United States, here are five great ways to track of the storm’s impact online.
Forty-one million visitors. Nine hundred sixty million pageviews. Three days.
Looks like there will be no new Nexus tablet for you on Monday. Google canceled its New York Android event due to Hurricane Sandy.