Tagged ‘Hurricane Sandy’

Tumblr, the photo blog that houses some of the most obscure and bizarre collections of pixels on the web, this week posted a record-breaking monthly page view figure. And by record-breaking, we mean 20 billion. Which is a lot. Thing is, we have a secret theory about how this has happened… Read more

Hurricane Sandy has begun its reign (and rain) of terror on the east coast of the US, but before the floods and power outages, the adverse weather claimed its first victim: a big, showy launch for Google. In lieu, the company has been forced to stage the most lo-fi product launch for years.

But the news is still just as full of Google headlines as it otherwise would be. So, what’s the real benefit in a big keynote launch?  Read more

Hurricane Sandy has now touched down in the states, flooding swathes of the east coast, knocking out power, killing over a dozen people and generally reminding us that nature is the boss. As a company, the best practice in such a scenario is to send your thoughts out to those affected and give some money to charity. What you don’t do, is try and profit from it. Read more

Hurricane Sandy is en route to start ripping up half of the east coast of the USA. It’s not really a laughing matter – the Frankenstorm is enormous, and won’t be very much fun for anyone caught in its way. Google’s already (mildly) felt the brunt of it, having to cancel its Android event due to the potential for hurricane-based death.

With that off the cards, though, the big G’s had time to put something else together: a Hurricane Sandy crisis map. Are you in any danger? Read more

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