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The Tech Industry Provides 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

Now you can follow the coronavirus outbreak through Apple News on your iPhone, iPad or Mac | CNBC
Keeping People Safe and Informed About the Coronavirus
| Facebook
Important information about listings associated with COVID-19
| eBay
Update on the steps we're taking to respond to the coronavirus
| Facebook
Worried about the coronavirus affecting your travel plans? Some credit cards may help you save on trip cancellations.
| Credit Karma
Coronavirus Information, Policy and Safety Tips
| Turo
Coronavirus: How we’re helping
| Google

Taking Care of our People and Communities

Instacart and DoorDash now offer paid sick leave for workers diagnosed with COVID-19 | The Verge
Grubhub suspends ad commissions to help restaurants | Grain's Chicago Business
Postmates says it will start ‘non-contact’ meal deliveries during the coronavirus outbreak
| The Verge
Postmates Unveils Measures For Couriers And Merchants In Response To COVID-19 | Postmates
Cancellation Policy Update Due to Coronavirus (Covid-19)
| Task Rabbit
Uber to offer drivers 14 days sick leave if they fall ill with coronavirus
| CNN Business
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources & Updates
| Uber
Lyft’s latest info on Coronavirus
| Lyft
Introducing New Guidelines and Policies to Support the Health and Safety of the Instacart Shopper Community
| Instacart
Gates Foundation, other charities pledge $125 million to find coronavirus antidote
| The Hill
Mark Zuckerberg's philanthropy groups to fund coronavirus task force, seek to quadruple testing in Bay Area
| The Hill
Microsoft, Amazon and others form $2.5M coronavirus response fund
| GeekWire
Amazon will donate $5M to help small businesses near its headquarters mitigate coronavirus losses
| Amazon
Amazon contributes $1 million to a new Seattle Foundation fund for community members affected by COVID-19
| Amazon
Microsoft will pay hourly workers regularly even if they spend less time on the clock because of coronavirus
| CNBC
COVID-19 update: More ways Amazon is supporting employees and contractors
| Amazon
Major employers updating sick leave policies as coronavirus cases spread
| Washington Post
Big tech firms ramp up remote working orders to prevent coronavirus spread
| CNN Business
Box is now letting all staff work from home to reduce coronavirus risk
| TechCrunch
Cisco Employs Mandatory Work From Home Policy Due To Coronavirus
| CRN
General Motors tightens travel protocols as coronavirus spreads
| CNBC
Dell Technologies World 2020 Going Virtual Due To Coronavirus
| CRN
SVB Coronavirus Update - March 2020
| Silicon Valley Bank

Deploying Telework Solutions

Productivity in Uncertain Times through the Elastic Digital Workplace | Accenture
Google and Microsoft are giving away enterprise conferencing tools due to coronavirus
| The Verge
Box is allowing enterprise customers to add any additional users beyond their license limits
| Box
COVID-19: Our Response
| AT&T
Facebook is giving free Portal video chat devices to employees who request them
| Facebook
Cisco Webex: Supporting customers during this unprecedented time
| Cisco
Comcast Increases Access to and Speeds of Internet Essentials to Support Americans Through Coronavirus Pandemic
| Comcast

Helping Students and Teachers Continue the Learning Experience

Making remote learning effective and engaging with Microsoft Education resources | Microsoft
Students Home from School? Keep Learning with ST Math!
| Mind Research Institute
Helping businesses and schools stay connected in response to Coronavirus
| Google
AT&T Suspends Broadband Data Caps During Coronavirus Crisis
| Vice
How To Talk To Your Kids About Coronavirus & Additional Resources
| WGBH

Providing Modern Telemedicine Solutions

The coronavirus (COVID-19): Stay safe. | Teladoc
Microsoft: Coronavirus Prompts Hospitals to Fast-Track Telemedicine Projects
| The Wall Street Journal
Amazon Care, the company’s virtual medical clinic, is now live for Seattle employees
| CNBC

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White House Talks Coronavirus with Tech Giants | Multichannel News
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| GeekWire
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| Post Register

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