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Google donates 17,000 Nexus 7s to Superstorm Sandy victims

The tablets have a retail value of $2.7 million and have been placed in public areas affected by Sandy.

One year after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on the Eastern Seaboard, Google has donated tablets to the victims.¬†Google donated 17,000 Nexus 7 tablets, valued at over $2.7 million, to New Yorkers who were affected by the storm, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday. The tablets are being placed in libraries, senior centers, business, and community centers, according to the governor’s office.

Google’s donation was made to the not-for-profit New York State Community Action Association.