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Tech Companies Fund Research of Vaccines, Studies, and Ways to Track and Test COVID-19

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

Apple adds COVID-19 testing sites to Maps across the US and shares more mobility data | TechCrunch
Alexa and Amazon Devices COVID‑19 resources
| Amazon
You can cash your $1,200 stimulus check for free via PayPal and avoid a trip to the bank
| Business Insider
Increasing transparency through advertiser identity verification
| Google
WhatsApp's new limit cuts virality of 'highly forwarded' messages by 70%
| TechCrunch
Health & Wellness Resources
| Nasdaq

Supporting Our Medical Professionals

Accelerating vaccine research for COVID-19 with high-performance computing and artificial intelligence | Hewlett Packard Enterprise
FDA Approves Studies of Plasma Therapy for COVID-19
| Columbia University
Bloom's microgrid kept a New York supermarket's power on when their grid went down
| Bloom Energy
GoPuff Announces Next Phase of Health Care Support Initiative With Mask Donation
| GoPuff
CX Offer for Temporary Field Hospital
| Cisco
Serving Public Safety is our Mission
| AT&T
AT&T Supporting North Carolina First Responders, Others Impacted by COVID-19
| AT&T
Microsoft employees participate in Puget Sound blood drive
| Microsoft President Brad Smith

Taking Care of Our People and Communities

Lyft & NAN Partner to Make Transportation Available to Seniors and Underserved Communities for Essential Services During COVID-19 | National Action Network
Supporting domestic violence survivors during COVID-19
| Uber
Silicon Valley Bank Expands COVID-19 Response & Community Support
| Silicon Valley Bank
We’re here for you, Lyft drivers | One Medical
US wireless carriers are delivering phone chargers to hospitals for COVID-19 patients
| The Verge
U.S. wireless firms extend concessions for coronavirus-hit till June 30
| Reuters
Supporting the world’s immediate shift to digital for buyers and sellers
| Visa
Nasdaq Named to New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board
| Office of the Governor of New York
How Amazon is helping customers get groceries
| Amazon
How we’re taking care of employees during COVID-19
| Amazon
Open for Business: Helping Retailers Reach People Across America
| NBC Universall
Lyft is extending its free scooter program for essential workers until May 31 | Lyft
Virtual Help At Your Fingertips
| TaskRabbit
Toolkit for reopening the office and getting back to work
| Madrona Venture Group
How we’re helping our HQ communities
| Amazon
Prime Video presents the SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection
| Amazon

Deploying Telework Solutions

Google Meet premium video conferencing—free for everyone | Google
Everyone can now access 1.5 million out-of-home Xfinity WiFi hotspots for free
| Comcast
Comcast extends Internet Essentials for 60 more days of complimentary service
| Internet Essentials

Helping Students and Teachers Continue the Learning Experience

Facebook Celebrates the Class of 2020 with Week of Graduation Features and Commencement Program | Facebook
Amazon donates $3.9 million to expand computer science education in Virginia
| Amazon
Sesame Workshop Launches Major Expansion of 'Caring for Each Other' Initiative, with support from AT&T and Walgreens, to Help Parents and Children During COVID-19
| Sesame Workshop
Print, Play & Learn | HP

TechNet in the News

Over 200,000 H-1B Workers Could Lose Legal Status by June | Bloomberg
Startups are struggling to get PPP money. Now a Fed rule may freeze them out of loans, too
| Protocol


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