Stocks Halted as Hurricane Sandy Hurtles Toward New York

Major stock trading is halted today as fears about Hurricane Sandy continue to shut down nearly the entire Northeastern U.S. Both the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ have announced their U.S. stock exchanges will be closed today, and…

Hurricane Sandy Prompts Paywall Takedowns at The New York Times, Wall Street Journal

As “Frankenstorm” Hurricane Sandy bears down on the east coast, a few online news sources have decided to make their content freely available to everyone with an internet connection. That means tearing down those paywalls The New York Times is…

Hurricane Sandy (Frankenstorm) Gets Google Crisis Response Maps

Google’s Crisis Response team has put together a Hurricane Sandy map with location tracking, public alerts, radar/cloud imagery, evacuation information, shelters and storm footage. “Already responsible for a reported 41 deaths across the Caribbean, late-season Hurricane Sandy is expected to…

Google Android Event Canceled Due To Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy has been slowly moving its way up the east coast. It’s expected to hit New York City later tonight or early Tuesday morning. The impending storm has halted anything and everything in and around New York City. Google…

Frankenstorm 2012: Space Station View Is Insane

Hurricane Sandy, or “Frankenstorm” as it’s been renamed, is quickly making its way toward the Eastern seaboard and is sending many into a panic. While it’s always good to be prepared in a situation like this–where hurricane-force winds merge with…