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Google’s Idea of Giving Back Is Donating 17,000 Nexus Tablets to Victims of Hurricane Sandy (a Year Later)

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Oct
2013

Help is finally here for the victims of Hurricane Sandy: Google is dumping donating 17,000 Nexus 7 tablets to those rebuilding from last year’s storm. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced yesterday that $2.7 million worth of devices will be handed out to places, like to libraries and senior centers, in communities that were struck by Sandy. Since the seven inch tablets are too small to live under, Google said they should be used for e-readers in areas where libraries are still closed, or used for job and skill training by small businesses. Before you ask yourself why Google just didn’t write a check, Susan Molinari, the VP for Government Relations at Google explained the health benefits of tablets:

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