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Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion of his Square stake for COVID-19 relief efforts

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey on Tuesday pledged $1 billion of his stake in Square Inc , the payments processor that he co-founded and heads, to help fund relief efforts related to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

 

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Facebook launches new chat app for couples

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Tuesday launched a new messaging app for couples called "Tuned" that allows them to chat, share photos and music as well as have a timeline of shared memories. More »

 

Video service Zoom taking security seriously: U.S. government memo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Video conferencing company Zoom has been responsive to concerns over its software, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a memo recently distributed to top government cybersecurity officials and seen by Reuters. More »

 

Online meal delivery firms knocked off course by coronavirus crisis

GDYNIA/NEW YORK/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The lockdown of millions of people at home across the globe due to the coronavirus should have been the perfect recipe for success for the burgeoning online meal delivery market. More »

 

Netflix rolls out more features for parental control globally

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc on Tuesday rolled out a number of features for parental control on its streaming platform, including options to filter out select titles and review what children are watching. More »

 

With Singapore lockdown underway, 'essential' chipmakers count on less disruption

(Reuters) - Computer chip makers are banking on less disruptions to their factories from this week's strict lockdown in Singapore than the havoc wreaked on their supply chains last month when Malaysia and the Philippines imposed vague restrictions about "essential" operations. More »

 

Amazon to suspend delivery service competing with UPS, FedEx

(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc will suspend a delivery service that aims to compete with UPS and FedEx in the United States. More »

 

Boeing making new 737 MAX software updates to address computer issue

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co said late on Tuesday it will make two new software updates to the 737 MAX's flight control computer as it works to win regulatory approval to resume flights after the jet was grounded following two fatal crashes in five months. More »

 

Aggressive restrictions notably slow coronavirus in California tech hub

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California's Santa Clara County, the technology hub hit hard by some of the first American cases of the coronavirus, dramatically slowed the illness with early and aggressive shelter-at-home rules, public health officer Sara Cody said on Tuesday. More »

 

California allows startup Nuro to test driverless delivery vehicles

(Reuters) - California's Department of Motor Vehicles on Tuesday authorized autonomous technology startup Nuro to test two driverless delivery vehicles in nine cities, a decision that comes as coronavirus concerns lock down many in the state. More »

 

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