Sandy, Google, Microsoft. Sandy, Google, Microsoft, Sandy, Microsoft... Apple. If we had to take a "10,000-foot" view of the news today, that's a pretty thorough timeline of events. Relevant: if we also took a 10,000-foot view of the Northeast US, it'd probably look like this. Thanks to the San Francisco crew for a Special West Coast Edition of 90 Seconds on The Verge. For the extended cut, check out our impromptu Vergecast hangout. And everyone caught up in nasty weather, please be careful.

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