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Tech Companies Do Their Part to Help the Economy Recover While Continuing to Aid Those Who Need it Most

The technology industry is working tirelessly to support people and businesses across the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic. See more below on these efforts. And to view TechNet's coronavirus page for a comprehensive list of this work and other resources, click here.

Sharing Accurate and Timely Information with the Public

Information about access to government financial relief | Uber
Data: Exactly how hard COVID-19 is hitting local services
| Thumbtack
An Update on Our Work to Keep People Informed and Limit Misinformation About COVID-19
| Facebook
Findings on COVID-19 and online security threats | Google
Making Pages and Accounts More Transparent
| Facebook

Supporting Our Medical Professionals

How the Getaround community is supporting healthcare workers | Getaround
Powering field hospitals to save lives during the COVID-19 outbreak
| Bloom Energy
Cisco Supports #FirstRespondersFirst to Open Four Bright Horizons Centers to Provide Free Child Care for Frontline Healthcare Workers
| Thrive Global
Amazon, Facebook, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Microsoft, and Sandia National Laboratories join “Open COVID Pledge” to make patents freely available in the fight against COVID-19
| Open COVID Pledge
HPE opens its patents to fight COVID-19
| HPE
Helping survivors become heroes | Microsoft
Cisco Offers No-Cost Wireless Networking Equipment for Healthcare’s Pandemic Response
| Cisco
GM Expands Medical Projects and Charitable Deliveries to Hospitals
| General Motors
Cisco Donates 330,000 N-95 Masks to Georgia's Fight Against COVID-19
| Office of Georgia Governor Brian Kemp
Accelerating clinical operations for the remote workforce
| Box
First General Motors-Ventec Critical Care Ventilators Delivered to Chicagoland Hospitals
| General Motors
Donating connectivity to healthcare facilities nationwide
| Aruba a Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company
New identity features help empower essential Firstline Workers | Microsoft

Taking Care of Our People and Communities

Waymo donates $100,000 to the Arizona Coronavirus Relief Fund | Arizona Governor Doug Ducey
Instacart announces additional health and safety measures and plans for 250,000 new shoppers
| Instacart
Delivering 6 million meals to underserved and vulnerable populations
| Amazon
Postmates Unveils On-Demand Industry’s First Familycare Relief Policy
| Postmates
TaskRabbit, Apple, AT&T, Bloom Energy, PayPal, and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Named to Governor's Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery
| Office of California Governor Gavin Newsom
Bloom Energy's CEO will serve on the California Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery
| Bloom Energy
The President of AT&T's  Western Region will serve on the California Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery
| AT&T President of the Western Region
California governor names Steyer, Yellen and tech CEOs to business recovery task force
| CNBC
Lyft commits $6.5 million to COVID-19 relief efforts
| Lyft
GoPuff commits $1 million to the Boys & Girls Club's COVID-19 Relief Fund
| GoPuff
Expanding Project DASH to serve vulnerable communities in the face of COVID-19
| DoorDash
Silicon Valley Bank teams up with Hello Alice to provide $10,000 emergency grants to small businesses impacted by COVID-19
| Silicon Valley Bank
Cisco donates $2 million to Covenant House, which helps children and youth facing homelessness
| Cisco CEO Chuck Robbins
It’s now free to sell on Google
| Google
HPE is here to help: Business continuity in our new normal
| Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Partnering with ITDRC and NetHope to Address the Digital Divide
| Facebook
Amazon sends drivers to deliver from food banks free amid coronavirus pandemic
| USA Today
Amazon teams up with Jack Johnson to help Hawaii's COVID-19 efforts
| Amazon
HPE rolls out extensive financial relief and support initiatives for partners impacted by COVID-19
| HPE
Amazon adds to list of states where SNAP benefits may be used online
| Amazon
Supporting communities of color during the COVID-19 crisis
| Lyft
Amazon Increases the Size of Cleaning Team, Adds Almost 200 Additional Points of Contact Per Site Across Janitorial Teams
| Amazon
Google extends family leave for employees during coronavirus pandemic
| c|net
How Amazon is fighting against price gouging amid coronavirus pandemic
| Tennessean
Expanding Messenger Kids to More Countries and Adding New Features
| Facebook
Free Volunteer Help for Those in Need
| TaskRabbit
Zuckerberg: Facebook canceling large events through June 2021, will allow employees to work from home through the summer
| CNBC

Deploying Telework Solutions

A new Optimize feature to keep your website updated through COVID-19 | Google
The Role of Digital Assistants in a Time of Remote Work
| Oracle
Microsoft 365 helps you and your family connect, work, and learn from home
| Microsoft
UNICEF and Microsoft launch global learning platform to help address COVID-19 education crisis | Microsoft
HPE is partnering with school districts across the country to offer innovative solutions like “Drive-Up Learning”
| Alabaster School System
Box partners with California to give teachers and school administrators free access to Box
| CEO of Box Aaron Levie
What’s New in EDU: Free resources to support engaging, accessible remote learning lessons
| Microsoft
Educators are finding powerful ways to connect with students in the sudden shift to remote learning
| Microsoft
Tips for your at-home students with disabilities | Microsoft

Helping Students and Teachers Continue the Learning Experience

Governor Newsom Announces Cross-Sector Partnerships to Support Distance Learning and Bridge the Digital Divide | Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
Connectivity for Schools to Support eLearning for their Students
| AT&T
HP Inc. Launches Digital Learning Partnerships to Support Students and Schools Impacted by COVID‐19
| HP

What We're Saying

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TechNet in the News

Coronavirus could force state governments to change how they approach technology | Washington Post Technology 202
Tech world decries Trump’s immigration plan
| Politico Morning Tech

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