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March 23, 2020, 4:25 AM

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Jason Del Rey / Vox:
As Amazon prioritizes household staples and other high-demand items, some non-essential items are now showing April 21 delivery dates even with Amazon Prime  —  The e-commerce giant is prioritizing household staples and other high-demand items during the coronavirus outbreak.
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 …
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
IBM, Department of Energy, White House OSTP, others launch a consortium to give COVID-19 researchers access to supercomputers, 330+ petaflops of computing power  —  Following the launch of its 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge, IBM today announced that it will help coordinate an effort …
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 …
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.

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