Google is partnering with the state of New York on a website to handle unemployment applications.
Read more: Google creates online unemployment application with state of New York
There are a lot of information gaps when it comes to the COVID-19 coronavirus virus. University of Washington professor Carl Bergstrom is one of the scientists desperately trying to fill them.
Read more: Biologist Carl Bergstrom on coronavirus, misinformation and why we weren’t prepared
Max Levchin discussed how the coronavirus-induced economic slowdown is impacting the start-up world.
Read more: Start-up market is ‘stratified’ but it’s ‘the greatest time to start a company,’ PayPal co-founder says
Amazon has assembled a dedicated team to develop coronavirus tests that could later be deployed to workers.
Read more: Amazon says it could soon begin testing some warehouse workers for the coronavirus
A new TV ad from JPMorgan shows how companies are putting together commercials on a tighter turnaround and without the production resources normally at their disposal.
Read more: How JPMorgan cut the ad-making process from months to days for its new spot
The company applied for the clearance on April 2, saying it had an “immediate need” as it saw a potential for its systems to reach maximum capacity in the Asia-Pacific region within the next six months,
Read more: Google gets federal OK to operate subsea cable from Taiwan to US as it nears maximum capacity in Asia
Less than two months after $150 million in a funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz, educational gaming platform Roblox is seeing surging usage from kids who can’t go to school.
Read more: While parents Zoom, their kids are flocking to an app called Roblox to hang out and play 3D games
“This is a moment where business has to be the greatest platform for change,” Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said after donating millions of pieces of personal protective equipment to New York.
Read more: Salesforce is working to bring another load of medical gear to the US this week
Disney+ now has more than 50 million subscribers, after the service launched in India and Western Europe and as more people are inside because of coronavirus.
Read more: Disney shares jump as Disney+ subscriptions pass 50 million
Six Amazon workers told CNBC they’ve received partial pay or no pay at all while they’re in quarantine due to the coronavirus.
Read more: ‘Amazon is not taking care of us’: Warehouse workers say they’re struggling to get paid despite sick leave policy