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People lay flowers for Paris terror attacks victims
French police officer is seen as having a phone conversation in front of Notre Dame in Paris following the terrorist attack.
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It's become customary for tech companies to step up in the wake of disasters and do what they can to help those affected. The Paris attacks were no exception. Many companies are chipping in simply by offering services for free. Here's a list of the major companies that are helping:

AT&T: Free calls and texts to France until November 17.

The New York Times: Removed its paywall

Google: Made calls to France free on Google Hangouts and Google Fi for the "few days after the attack."

Skype: Free calling to France for "the next few days."

Verizon: Free calling and texting to France for the weekend following the attacks.

Sprint: Free calling to France until November 15.

T-Mobile: Free calling to France through November 16.

Uber: Disabled its surge pricing.

Airbnb: Activated its disaster response, waived service charges for hosts, posted lists of free housing, and urged hosts to consider lowering prices.

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