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Monday, October 29, 2012
'New York Times,' 'Wall Street Journal' Take Down Paywalls for Hurricane Sandy
Boy Rides Air Mattress Through Flooded Virginia Streets
Top 10 Airlines With Highest Social Media Engagement This Week

Google Launches Crisis Map for Hurricane Sandy
4:11:18 AM
As Hurricane Sandy moves near the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast, Google is helping those affected prepare for the storm with a dedicated crisis map. The map tracks Sandy's path, letting users choose between several layers of information, such as the...

Amazon's Homepage Skewers iPad Mini [PIC]
12:29:27 AM
Visit Amazon's homepage, and you'll see the iPad mini featured prominently in an ad -- but it's not what you think. The ecommerce retailer takes a jab at Apple's tiny tablet, and compares it with the Kindle Fire HD. The top of the ad displays a...

Top 3 Reasons Why You Need to Attend the Mashable Media Summit
Sunday, October 28, 2012 11:46 PM
The Mashable Media Summit is a rare and unique opportunity to be in the company of leaders from all areas of the industry. In less than one week, you'll hear from new media companies like Facebook, Tumblr and Reddit, as well as more traditional...

Top 10 Airlines With Highest Social Media Engagement This Week
Sunday, October 28, 2012 11:16 PM
Emirates topped this week's chart for airline brands with the highest social media engagement. The Dubai-based airline celebrated its 27th anniversary this week by launching an official Google+ account, which has since attracted more than 100,000...

'New York Times,' 'Wall Street Journal' Take Down Paywalls for Hurricane Sandy
Sunday, October 28, 2012 9:02 PM
The New York Times suspended the paywall on its site and apps Sunday afternoon, as people turn to online news outlets to get more information about Hurricane Sandy. The storm is scheduled to make landfall in New Jersey Monday night. The paywall...

Top 5 Kids Apps Your Kids Will Love This Week
Sunday, October 28, 2012 6:30 PM
It's back to basics for this week's kids apps. We've got some great suggestions for apps for young readers. There are animals to play with and puzzles to be solved. One app helps budding fashion designers by incorporating household patterns into...

How Will Hurricane Sandy Affect The Internet? [VIDEO]
Sunday, October 28, 2012 5:42 PM
Hurricane Sandy is threatening the Eastern Seaboard, and meteorologists are predicting no mercy from the Category 1 storm's rain and winds. Apart from the water and wind damage, hurricanes have a history of knocking out the tech that keeps us...

Smug Apple Fans Secretly Lust After Microsoft Surface Tablets [SUNDAY COMICS]
Sunday, October 28, 2012 4:48 PM
As Apple fans scoffed at Microsoft's fancy touchscreen Surface tablets this week, our friends Snaggy and Nitrozac of The Joy of Tech noticed a twinge of envy on the part of some Apple acolytes. How about you? Do you think Microsoft's Windows 8...

IBM Breaks Another Barrier in Its Race to Beat Moore's Law
Sunday, October 28, 2012 3:17 PM
Look out, silicon. IBM has managed to create a computer chip based on newer carbon-nanotube technology with more than 10,000 transistors. While that's still a drop in the bucket compared to the billions of transistors on today's state-of-the-art...

Are You A Mobile Superhero? [INFOGRAPHIC]
Sunday, October 28, 2012 3:04 PM
The workplace is quickly being infiltrated by a new breed of mobile superhero -- elite workers who rely on and use mobile apps to increase productivity. These men and women have superpowers that soar past anything the Justice League could drum...

Why Hurricane Sandy Has Meteorologists Scared in 4 Images
Sunday, October 28, 2012 2:25 PM
She's huge. She's strong and might get stronger. She's strange. She's directing the might of her storm surge right at New York City. Hurricane Sandy has already caused her first damage in New York: The subway system will be shut as of 7 p.m....

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