Apple Sources Over 20M Masks, Ships Face Shields To South Bay Healthcare WorkersApple has sourced over 20 million masks through its supply chain and its teams are working to ship face shields to healthcare workers in the South Bay and beyond fighting COVID-19, CEO Tim Cook said Sunday.
Instacart Shoppers Plan Nationwide Strike On Monday Over Coronavirus ConcernsInstacart shoppers say they've been busier than ever during the coronavirus pandemic as many are making grocery runs nearly everyday, but the associated health risks have also become greater than ever.
Trump Says Google Will Quickly Launch National Coronavirus Website; Silicon Valley Giant Says Not So FastHours after President Donald Trump announced Google would be "very quickly" launching a national website to distribute the latest information on coronavirus testing, the Silicon Valley giant thanked him for his support but clarified the roll out would be slower than he promised and focused first on the Bay Area.
Coronavirus Update: Apple Closes Down Retail Stores Worldwide For Two WeeksSilicon Valley giant Apple, which already has weather the impact the coronavirus outbreak in China has had on its business, announced Saturday it would be shutting down its retail stores worldwide for the next two weeks.
CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: White House Recommends Daily Silicon Valley Workplace Health Checks During Coronavirus OutbreakA White House COVID-19 task force, seeking a way to halt the spread of the coronavirus in Santa Clara County, has recommended that local officials enforce a 30-day mitigation strategy that would include daily health checks for staff and visitors upon their arrival to a workplace or office each day.
City Of Austin Cancels Massive SXSW Music Festival Due To CoronavirusThe organizers of the annual South By Southwest music and tech festival on Friday announced that the city of Austin has cancelled the events scheduled to take place starting next week.
Netflix, Apple Join Silicon Valley Exit From South By Southwest Festival Over Coronavirus FearsSilicon Valley tech giants Apple and Netflix have joined social media mainstays Facebook and Twitter in citing coronavirus fears for cancelling plans to send its employees to and take part in the annual lifestyle, tech, entertainment and music festival -- South by Southwest -- in Austin later this month.
Twitter, Facebook Pull Out Of South By Southwest Festival Over Coronavirus ConcernsBay Area social media giants Facebook and Twitter have cancelled plans to send its employees to and take part in the annual lifestyle, tech, entertainment and music festival -- SXSW -- in Austin later this month.
Game Developers Conference In San Francisco Postponed Due To CoronavirusOrganizers of the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco scheduled to take place in March announced Friday that the conference would be postponed.
Apple Warns Investors That Coronavirus In China Will Cut iPhone Production, SalesApple Inc. is warning investors that it won't meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.
No Handshakes At Meet And Greet? European Tech Show Adapts To CoronavirusA major European technology trade fair has a low-tech idea for reducing virus risks: go hands-free.
Does The Naked Body Belong On Facebook? It's ComplicatedIn 1964, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart declined to define what constitutes obscenity but famously added, “I know it when I see it.” In the 21st century, does Facebook?
Surgeons Test New Wearable Tech That Helps Measure Operating SkillsA Stanford scientist and her team are using smart, wearable technology to help physicians improve the art of surgery.
San Francisco To Help Workers Into Tech Industry With Newly Expanded Apprentice Program300 new apprenticeships for disadvantaged people trying to break into San Francisco's tech industry will be available over the next two years thanks to an expansion of the city's TechSF Apprenticeship Initiative,
While Losses Mount, Uber CEO Expects Profitability In 2021The losses at Uber are mounting, but the ride-hailing heavyweight now predicts it will be profitable in about two years.