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Microsoft has added a new app to its Bing Maps web page, which allows its users to see how parts of the eastern seaboard of the US have been affected by Hurricane Sandy in October.
Continuing a charitable trend, Apple CEO Tim Cook has announced that the Cupertino company is donating $2.5 million to the Red Cross to help with relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
Due to the massive effects on Hurricane Sandy in New York City, Microsoft has permanently closed its Microtropolis art exhibit, designed to help promote Windows 8, at Pier 57 in Manhattan.
The threat of Hurricane Sandy hitting New York City early next week has caused Google to delay its plans to hold a press event in Manhattan on Monday. No new date was announced.