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Establishing an emergency relief fund, Amazon commits to two-week pay for workers affected by COVID-19

With this initiative Amazon builds on the commitments it has made as one of several tech companies helping to financially support individuals impacted by the outbreak. Uber, Salesforce, Cisco, Microsoft, Lyft, Square, Twitter, Facebook, Google, and Apple, ha…

Superpeer raises $2M to help influencers and experts make money with one-on-one video calls

Superpeer is giving YouTube creators and other experts a new way to make money. The startup announced today that it has raised $2 million in pre-seed funding led by Eniac Ventures, with participation from angel investors including Steven Schlafman, Ankur Nag…

Tech stocks follow the market lower as Uber and Lyft drop sharply

Stocks listed on American exchanges today fell sharply, erasing their Tuesday rebound and adding to their Monday declines. On a day that saw the World Health Organization declare that the spread of COVID-19 has officially become a pandemic, with 4,000 deaths…

NASA’s SLS Moon rocket is 2 years behind and billions over budget, internal report finds

NASA’s ambitious plan to put boots on the Moon in 2024 is looking increasingly costly and increasingly unlikely if the current cost overruns and delays are any indication, according to a report by the agency’s Office of the Inspector General. “NASAs continue…

Google will show coronavirus health tips from the NHS directly in Search

Google is making it easier for UK-based users to find medical and health information from reputable sources directly in Search. Starting this week, the company will display Knowledge Panels with information sourced from the National Health Service (NHS) at t…

Leak suggests possible pricing for the Pixel 4a

The Pixel 4a was just caught on camera yesterday, and it looks like that was only the beginning of the leak season. Evan Blass has posted a triptych of what appear to be advertising or website assets on Twitter, photoshopped into an image of a billboard. We s…