As the U.S. combats the spread of coronavirus, the technology industry is playing an important role in keeping people informed and connected. See how companies are partnering with health officials to keep communities apprised of the latest developments and streamlining the ability to work from home with innovative technology.

Tech is also continuing its commitment to keep children safe from online child exploitation and human trafficking. The industry is using cutting-edge technology to crawl web platforms for evidence of exploitation, while also working with non-profits and NGOs to give people the skills and training necessary to identify the signs of exploitation, and assisting law enforcement to bring those involved to justice.

What we’re reading

Help stop the spread of child exploitation | Microsoft
Fighting child sexual abuse online
| Google
Help stop human trafficking
| Uber
Lyft Partners with Anti-Trafficking Organizations to Educate Drivers on Human Trafficking Prevention
| Lyft Blog
Same-Day Delivery just got faster
| The Amazon Blog
Google Assistant to read web pages aloud on some devices
| USA Today
USDA Forest Service selects Box for Enterprise Cloud Content Management
 | Box Blogs
HPE and AMD power complex scientific discovery in world’s fastest supercomputer for U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
| Hewlett Packard Enterprise

What we’re watching

Waymo Driver, a driver that’s reimagining transportation for all of us | Waymo

What we’re saying

TechNet Outlines Appropriations Priorities to Congress for “Funding the Future of U.S. Innovation”

TechNet in the news

The Lawmaker Behind AB 5 Wants to Change How Food Delivery Apps Operate | Los Angles Magazine
TechNet op-ed: Higher ride-hailing fees bad idea
| CommonWealth Magazine

Before you start your weekend

Technology is allowing us to interact with museums in a whole new way — giving us the opportunity to learn, create, and innovate.