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Tech Companies, During COVID-19, are Helping Our Medical Professionals, Workers, Teachers, Students, and Communities

The technology industry is working diligently and in a multitude of ways to support people and businesses across the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic. Tech companies are committed to sharing timely and accurate information on coronavirus with the public; supporting our medical professionals; taking care of their employees, partners, and local communities; reducing barriers to telework options; and helping students and teachers stay connected; among other efforts.

Sharing Accurate and Timely Information with the Public

Facebook Invests Additional $100 Million to Support News Industry During the Coronavirus Crisis | Facebook
Apple releases new COVID-19 app and website based on CDC guidance
| Apple
COVID-19 Small Business Government Support Resources
| eBay
COVID-19 public dataset program: Making data freely accessible for better public outcomes
|  Google
Federal Loans Are Paused for 6 Months — Should You Pay Anyway?
| Nerd Wallet
Coronavirus Stimulus Checks: How Much You May Get and When
| Nerd Wallet

Supporting Our Medical Professionals

SmileDirectClub Tells Fox News How Its Dental Product Line Is Making Plastic Shields and Masks | Fox News
We’re stepping up to aid the COVID-19 battle; we need your help
| Bloom Energy
Expanding Production: Aerospace Facility Will Manufacture N95 Masks
| Honeywell
Strict Protocols in Place to Protect the Health of the GM Team Building Ventec’s Critical Care Ventilators in Kokomo
| General Motors
GM to Make Face Masks for Frontline Workers
| General Motors
ImmunityBio Combines Supercomputing Power with Microsoft Azure to Target Infection “Doorway” of the Coronavirus
| ImmunityBio
10 Million Free Rides and Deliveries to Move What Matters
| Uber
Free Bay Wheels memberships for Healthcare Workers
| Bay Wheels
Graphics Printers Mobilize Globally to Support Public Health
| HP
VitalTech and AT&T Business Offer Free Telehealth Services
| AT&T
Public Safety Agencies Now Get Free Smartphones for Life
| AT&T
COVID-19: $800+ million to support small businesses and crisis response
| Google
Zuckerberg, Gates team up to contribute $25M for research into coronavirus treatments
| The Hill

Taking Care of Our People and Communities


Comcast commits $500 million to help its workers affected by coronavirus; top execs donate salary | The Philadelphia Inquirer
Walgreens and Postmates Expand On-Demand Delivery Service to 7,000 Stores Nationwide | Walgreens
eBay Launches “Up & Running” To Immediately Bring Small Businesses Online
| eBay
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos announced he made a $100 million gift to Feeding America
| Amazon
Bringing household essentials to your doorstep, offering convenience beyond food
| DoorDash
Silicon Valley Bank Announces COVIS-19 Response & Community Support
| Silicon Valley Bank
Amazon provides 73,000 meals to elderly and vulnerable Seattle-area residents during the pandemic
| The Amazon Blog
HP Announces Partner and Customer Relief Initiatives
| HP
Apple, Goldman to Let Apple Card Holders Defer April Payments
| Bloomberg
Okta Co-Founder and CEO Personally Contributes to Okta For Good COVID-19 Response Fund
| Todd McKinnon
Nebraska will offer online grocery buying for SNAP recipients
| Lincoln Journal Star
Expanding Free Security Offers into Customers’ Endpoints
| Cisco
Update from Amazon’s Operations Network
| Amazon
Lyft is referring drivers to jobs at Amazon after massive ridership decline
| The Verge
AT&T Chairman & CEO Updates President Trump on AT&T's Efforts to Support First Responders
| AT&T News
Webinar: Transforming Your Retail Stack for the Age of Internet-Scale Applications | Couchbase

Deploying Telework Solutions

AT&T's Relief Measures Keep Wireless Customers Connected | AT&T
HPE supports growing demand for remote workforce rollouts in wake of COVID-19 impact
| Hewlett Packard Enterprise
New Messenger Desktop App for Group Video Calls and Chats
| Facebook
5 Keys to Successfully Implementing a Productive Remote Workplace
| Oracle
Oktane20: Freedom
| Okta

Helping Students and Teachers Continue the Learning Experience

Google Supports Launch of Wide Open School with $500K Grant | Google
Google works  with Gavin Newsom & partners to help bridge the digital divide in California
| Google
Amazon donates Kindle Kids Edition devices
| Amazon
Chromebook accessibility tools for distance learning
| Google
Supporting teachers' transition to remote learning with no-cost resources
| Amazon

What We're Saying

Support for Saving Startup Jobs Keeps Growing as Defense Dept., More Members of Congress Weigh in on SBA “Affiliation Rules”
ICYMI: Start-ups struggling during coronavirus worry they won't qualify for new small business loans (The Washington Post)

Startups Nationwide to See Job Losses Absent Urgent SBA Rule Fix

TechNet In The News

Start-ups struggling during coronavirus worry they won't qualify for new small business loans | Washington Post: The Technology 202
Pelosi, Khanna plead for stimulus to include VC-backed startups
| Protocol
What stimulus? Startups and venture investors hunker down
| Boston Globe
Startup Groups Urge Trump Administration for Rule Fix
| The Information
The $2 trillion stimulus law could leave startups out in the cold. Here's why Silicon Valley is worried.
| Business Insider
What the $2 Trillion U.S. Stimulus Package Means for Travel Businesses
| Skift
Entrepreneur, tech groups appeal to feds so venture-backed startups can get loans
| WRAL TechWire

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