The technology industry is working tirelessly to support people and businesses across the U.S. during the coronavirus pandemic. See more below on these efforts. And to view TechNet’s coronavirus page for a comprehensive list of this work and other resources, click here.

Sharing Accurate and Timely Information with the Public

Microsoft shares new threat intelligence, security guidance during global crisis | Microsoft
Alexa now responds to the question “Alexa, how do I make a face mask?”
| Amazon
Everything to help you get your stimulus check as soon as possible
| Intuit
A public data lake for analysis of COVID-19 data | Amazon
Google Maps puts restaurant takeout and delivery options front and center now that eating out is off the menu
 | The Verge
Coronavirus Watch Newsletter
 | Nasdaq

Supporting Our Medical Professionals

AWS powers new platform to train one million volunteer healthcare workers | Amazon
Coronavirus health: South Bay tech giant Cisco helps doctors move to video visits
 | ABC 7 News
Apple sourced over 20 million masks
 | Apple CEO Tim Cook
Stanford Medicine offers high-priority COVID-19 testing and new app to first responders | Stanford Medicine
How Google Meet supports two million new users each day
 | Google
Smile Direct Club Provides Dental Community Tools to Maintain Patient Contact During Social Distancing
 | SmileDirectClub
XENEX Uses AT&T Connectivity to Help Destroy Viruses, Bacteria & Spores
 | AT&T
Data for Good: New Tools to Help Health Researchers Track and Combat COVID-19
 | Facebook
Bloom Energy CEO KR Sridhar Discusses Bloom Energy’s Work to Refurbish Ventilators and Support Makeshift Hospitals
 | CNN’s Julia Chatterly
Apple will produce 1 million face shields per week for medical workers
Cisco delivered surgical masks and face shields to the Public Health Department for the County of Santa Clara, California
 | Cisco Chairman and CEO Chuck Robbins
General Motors Statement on Ventilator Contract with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
 | General Motors
Machine-Learning Experts Delve Into 47,000 Papers on Coronavirus Family
 | The Wall Street Journal

Taking Care of Our People and Communities

Visa Foundation Commits $210 Million to Support Small and Micro Businesses and Immediate COVID-19 Emergency Relief | Visa
Introducing “Fast & Flexible” & “Order Ahead” to Speed Up Service & Unlock More Delivery Windows | Instacart
Uber connects out-of-work U.S. ride-hail drivers to delivery, production jobs
 | Reuters
Around the Table: An Additional $100 Million Commitment to Local Restaurants
 | DoorDash
Uber to give drivers millions of face masks to battle coronavirus
 | Reuters
COVID-19: Rapid response in Communications and Media
 | Accenture
DoorDash partners with Beyond Meat to donate and deliver burgers to frontline workers
 | DoorDash
Uber Eats donates $5 million to the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund
 | Uber Eats
HPE Financial Services offers $2 billion in financing and new programs to help customers and partners weather COVID-19
 | Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Apple CEO to Take Covid-19 Questions at Virtual Company-Wide Meeting
 | Bloomberg
Comcast Makes More Than Two Dozen More Entertainment Networks and Subscription Video Services Available for Free
 | Comcast
Lyft is providing free hand sanitizer to all drivers
 | Lyft
Broadcast Networks, WHO, Global Citizen And Cavalcade Of Stars Team For ‘Together At Home’ Event
 | Comcast
Lady Gaga, Global Citizen and Cisco join forces to fight pandemic
 | Cisco

Deploying Telework Solutions

Welcome 2020 Microsoft interns – announcing our virtual intern program | Microsoft
Business Resource Hub
 | Facebook
How to accelerate a secure shift to 100% remote work
 | Box
Our commitment to privacy and security in Microsoft Teams
 | Microsoft 
Microsoft Azure is helping Worldreader provide crucial reading support to the world’s most vulnerable children
 | Microsoft
Aurora is partnering with Neighborhood Allies and PGH Tech Council to bridge the digital divide and provide laptops to students in Pittsburgh
 | Aurora

Helping Students and Teachers Continue the Learning Experience

Amazon donates 8,200 laptops to Seattle Public Schools families | Amazon
GM Mobilizes to Support Communities Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
 | General Motors
Aurora donated $25,000 for devices and volunteered at Brentwood Elementary to prep Chromebooks for distance learning
 | Ravenswood Education Foundation

TechNet In The News

Some startups could miss out on small business stimulus loans | San Francisco Chronicle