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March 22, 2020, 12:55 AM

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Krystal Hu / Reuters:
Amazon hourly workers at the warehouses will receive double pay for overtime from March 15 to May 9, up from the previous 1.5-times rate  —  (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) said on Saturday it is raising overtime pay for associates working in its U.S. warehouses, as the world's largest …
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Taylor Lorenz / New York Times:
A look at the rise of “Zoombombing”, where trolls disrupt public Zoom conferencing calls by using the service's screen-sharing feature to share graphic content  —  As its user base rapidly expands, the videoconference app Zoom is seeing a rise in trolling and graphic content.
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Sarah Frier / Bloomberg:
Snap Camera, which lets users overlay their faces with AR filters in services like Zoom, Hangouts, and Twitch, has seen 10X surge in downloads since March 1  —  Workers around the world are suddenly confined to their homes and apartments to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
Google launches a dedicated COVID-19 website, focused on locally relevant info in the US, as well as 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 …

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