By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City's fast-paced technology scene, known as Silicon Alley, tried not to lose a step after Hurricane Sandy knocked out power lines, devastated the public transit system and left portions of the city flooded.
On Tuesday, companies
By The Associated Press
Storm's cost may hit $50 billion; rebuilding to ease blow
WASHINGTON (AP) - Superstorm Sandy will end up causing about $20 billion in property damages and $10 billion to $30 billion more in lost business, according to IHS Global Insight, a forecasting firm.
In the l
By PETER SVENSSONAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Superstorm Sandy knocked out a quarter of the cell towers in an area spreading across 10 states, and the situation could get worse, federal regulators said Tuesday.
Many cell towers that are still working are doing so with the help of generator
By JOSHUA FREED and SAMANTHA BOMKAMPAP Airlines Writers
Superstorm Sandy grounded more than 18,000 flights across the Northeast and the globe, and it will take days before travel gets back to normal.
According to the flight-tracking service FlightAware, more than 7,000 flights were canceled on Tue
By MATTHEW DALYAssociated Press
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - They are old friends and sometime political rivals, each a gregarious, backslapping politician and legendary - some would say long-winded - talker.
So when Vice President Joe Biden and former President Bill Clinton came together Monday on the
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - A construction crane atop a $1.5 billion luxury high-rise in midtown Manhattan collapsed in high winds Monday and dangled precariously, prompting plans for engineers and inspectors to climb to the top to examine it as a huge storm bore down on the c
By CHARLES BABINGTONAssociated Press
LAS VEGAS (AP) - It's people like Paul Prekop who make Nevada a maddeningly difficult state for President Barack Obama to lock down, and who give Republican Mitt Romney hope that there's a route to the White House even if he loses the big prize of Ohio.