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The Tech Industry Continues to Provide Critical Help During Coronavirus Pandemic

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; taking care of their employees, partners, and local communities; reducing barriers to telework options; helping students and teachers stay connected; and providing telemedicine solutions; among other efforts.

Sharing Accurate and Timely Information with the Public

Call to Action to the Tech Community on New Machine Readable COVID-19 Dataset | White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
Ensuring the Credibility of Health & Safety Information
| Apple
WGBH News Launches In It Together Show
| WGBH News
Dr. Anthony Fauci talks to Mark Zuckerberg about what we can do to help fight the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19)
| Facebook
'Coronavirus' Voice Command Takes Customers to Latest COVID-19 News & CDC Updates
| Comcast

Taking Care of our People and Communities

Navigating Through COVID-19 | Direct2Dell
Comcast Announces Comprehensive COVID-19 Response to Help Keep Americans Connected to the Internet
| Comcast
Facebook giving away $100 million to help small businesses during coronavirus
| Axios
Is the Tax Deadline Delayed? What to Know About Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Taxes
| Intuit
Amazon ramps hiring, opening 100,000 new roles to support people relying on Amazon’s service in this stressful time
| Amazon
Supporting the restaurant industry through an uncertain season
| Uber
Keeping Our Community Healthy
| GoPuff
This is an unprecedented crisis for so many right now. I am committing $500,000 to support bay area COVID-19 relief efforts for those in the most need.
| Box
Keeping People Safe and Informed About the Coronavirus
| Facebook
Together we can raise $7.5 million to help stop COVID-19
| Google
Supporting Local Businesses and Communities in a Time of Need
| DoorDash
Uber and Lyft suspend pool rides in US and Canada to reduce the spread of coronavirus
| CNN Business
Apple’s Cook Offers Work From Home This Week to Many Global Employees
| Bloomberg
COVID-19 Resource Guide for Independent Workers
| Stride Health
A Message to our Community
| Nasdaq
Amazon provides first batch of grants to neighbors losing business due to COVID-19
| Amazon
AT&T, Comcast, Verizon and others agree not to overcharge customers during coronavirus
| The Verge
A Special Receipt: The Weeknd
| Postmates
Coronavirus Update: Frequent Questions We Are Receiving
| Wilson Sonsini

Deploying Telework Solutions

Remote Work for Startup Founders | Silicon Valley Bank
Okta for Emergency Remote Work
| Okta
Supporting remote work in 2020
| Box
185 Providers Pledge to Keep Americans Connected
| U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans
Make “work from home” work for you
| Google
10 Tips to Keep Remote Work Moving
| Cisco
Extending Hangouts Meet premium features to all G Suite customers through July 1, 2020
| G Suites Update

Helping Students and Teachers Continue the Learning Experience

What we can learn from the current school closures about how to support remote learning | Microsoft
How do you collaborate without a classroom?
| Cisco
Amazon Future Engineer offers free online computer science classes for any student or teacher affected by COVID-19 in the US
| Edhesive
Family Learning Center | Microsoft
Apps for Working and Staying at Home
| App Store

Providing Modern Telemedicine Solutions

Transitioning to Virtual Healthcare. | Cisco
Blue Shield of California Provides Teladoc Health’s Virtual Care Service at $0 Cost to Most of Its Members in Response to COVID-19
| Blue Shield of California
Notification of Enforcement Discretion for telehealth remote communications during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency
| U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

What We're Saying

Tech Industry Urges State and Local Officials to Include Specific Tech Workers in Shelter-in-Place Exemptions
TechNet Sends Policy Recommendations on Coronavirus to Congress and the Trump Administration

TechNet In The News This Week

Trade Groups Want Food Delivery and Ride Hailing Exempted From Shelter-in-Place | The Information

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