Netflix becomes the latest company to announce steps to help people struggling because of the ongoing health crisis. In a press release today, the company announced a $100 million emergency fund to help the creative community who has taken a hit due to the coronavirus outbreak. The Covid-19 crisis is devastating for many industries, including the creative … Continue reading Netflix announces $100 million emergency fund to help the creative community
Zoom is a rapidly growing video conferencing startup which went from a niche solution to being used by numerous Fortune 500 companies, and has zoomed to prominence due to the coronavirus crisis. Microsoft’s Teams solution has benefitted from the same crisis and has seen massive growth to more than 44 million daily users. https://twitter.com/h0x0d/status/1240674193533894656 It … Continue reading Is Microsoft Teams is feeling threatened by Zoom video conferencing solution?
Following a string of other tech cancellations in recent days, Google just announced that it will not host an in-person I/O 2020 over coronavirus concerns. The company is looking into an alternative format. Google I/O 2020 was announced in January, with the ticket application and drawing process taking place late last month. Hosted at the … Continue reading Google cancels ‘physical’ I/O 2020 their biggest event due to corona virus concerns
Back in January, Google Search enabled an SOS Alert for all coronavirus-related queries to provide trustworthy information. Google Play now looks to have disabled searching for “coronavirus” Android apps. searching for “coronavirus” or “COVID-19” on the Play Store app or play.google.com this evening returns a “no results found” message for Android apps and games. Similar … Continue reading Google Play hides search results for ‘coronavirus’ Android apps
While Apple has acknowledged the impact of coronavirus on its supply chain and product demand in China, CEO Tim Cook seems to think the situation is improving in China. In an interview with Fox Business this afternoon, Cook explained his thinking as well as Apple’s ongoing work in China. The Apple CEO expressed optimism about … Continue reading Tim Cook says he believes China is getting coronavirus ‘under control’