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March 22, 2020, 8:10 PM

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Monica Nickelsburg / GeekWire:
In memo to employees, Bezos says face mask orders for workers are unfilled due to short global supply, and that his time is now “wholly focused” on COVID-19  —  Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says he has turned all of his attention to the impact of COVID-19, the tech giant's response …
Krystal Hu / Reuters:
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Nextdoor launches Help Map, a new interactive tool that lets neighbors offer help to one another with tasks like grocery shopping  —  Help shop for groceries or just check in on your at-risk neighbors  —  Nextdoor, the social networking app designed around local communities …
CNBC:
Apple has updated Siri to help US users asking if they have COVID-19, with answers coming from the US Department of Health and Human Services and the CDC  —  - iPhone users who are wondering whether they have COVID-19 can now turn to Siri.  — Apple has updated its voice assistant …
Geoff Baker / The Seattle Times:
Satya Nadella details Microsoft's response to COVID-19 as he writes a memo to employees worldwide: “We are in uncharted territory”  —  Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella admits to feeling the personal anxieties many of his employees have shared about the coronavirus pandemic.
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
Facebook says it will temporarily reduce streaming rates for videos on its platform and on Instagram in Europe  —  BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Facebook said on Sunday that it would temporarily reduce streaming rates for videos on its platform and also on Instagram in Europe to help alleviate …
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Todd Spangler / Variety:
Ampere Analysis study of Disney+ US subscriptions finds 50% of households with kids under 10, 42% with kids under 18, and 41% of 18-24-year-olds are subscribers  —  Disney Plus is one of the few bright spots in the Mouse House's business portfolio amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google launches a dedicated COVID-19 website in the US, focused on locally relevant info and enhanced Search results for terms related to the disease  —  After lots of complicated drama, a simple website  —  One week ago, President Donald Trump held a press conference wherein he claimed Google …

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