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San Francisco hospitals not yet overwhelmed with coronavirus cases

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A closure sign in San Francisco’s Marina district. Getty Images In San Francisco, once feared to be a hotbed for the coronavirus, doctors are not yet seeing the dire overcrowding of hospitals that areas such as New York are experiencing.......
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Apple announces COVID-19 screening app with CDC and White House

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple, at the 2019 DreamForce conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Nov. 19, 2019. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Apple has developed a new website and app that will provide......
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How firms should market themselves during the coronavirus crisis

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Information or irritation? Brand promotion might not seem like the best idea during the coronavirus crisis, with people taking to Twitter to express their annoyance at being sent marketing emails from companies they haven’t heard from in years. And most......
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Israel, China, Singapore use surveillance tech to track Covid-19

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here From Israel to South Korea to China, governments around the world are using technology to track the coronavirus outbreak as they race to stem its spread. But how long will it last and is this an infringement of privacy, rights......
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Alphabet Verily ramps up COVID-19 screens with 1,000 Google volunteers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Verily “drive-thru” testing site utilizes Google volunteers. Alphabet‘s life sciences business Verily now has close to 1,000 volunteers from sister-company Google working across its COVID-19 screening and testing platform as it readies for a ramp-up. The company also released a......
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Futures flat as investors wait on Congress to pass stimulus bill

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. stock futures were flat in early trading Wednesday night as markets tried to build on recent strength in the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500. The two indexes have just posted their first back-to-back gains since February. Fueling......
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State AGs call on Amazon and others to prevent coronavirus price gouging

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos on October 02, 2019. Elif Ozturk | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images A group of 33 attorneys general from U.S. states and territories called on Amazon, Ebay, Facebook, Walmart and Craigslist to prevent price gouging on coronavirus-related......
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Google gives temps 60-day contract extensions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O keynote session at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California on May 7, 2019. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Google’s temporary staff whose contracts were supposed to end during the......
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US stimulus package fails again to pass

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global cases: At least 334,981, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization Global deaths: At least 14,652, according to the latest figures from the WHO All times below are......
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Coronavirus-tracking site built by Amazon, Apple, Google volunteers

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here In the last week, a group of thirty volunteers from tech companies like Apple, Amazon and Alphabet put together a website called “covidnearyou” that aims to track the coronavirus as it spreads.  The idea started when Prem Ramaswami, the head of product at......
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David Tepper says he’s buying some tech stocks, but market may have 10% to 15% more to fall

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Billionaire investor David Tepper said he is cautiously buying some stocks, particularly in the tech sector, as the broader market tumbles amid the coronavirus outbreak. However, he noted the relentless selling may have further to go.  “I’m nibbling right now, for what......
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Coronavirus live updates: Deaths in Spain surge

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 343,421 Global deaths:......
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Sheltered in place, tech execs navigate screaming kids and Zoom calls

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Turbo Systems CEO Jen Grant Z. Stack Jen Grant was a little more than two weeks into her new gig running software software start-up Turbo Systems when she had to tell her 28 employees, split between Silicon Valley and India,......
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Facebook coronavirus moves could help restore its reputation

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the F8 Developer Conference in 2017. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg via Getty Images Over the past few weeks, Facebook has been quick to launch a number of efforts to help combat the spread of......
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Alphabet Waymo suspends driving operations in Phoenix, Detroit

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Alphabet‘s self-driving car business, Waymo, is suspending all driving operations in Phoenix and Detroit amid the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. All driving operations have been paused starting Wednesday night until April 7th. They will resume on April 8th at 5:30 am,......
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Singapore new cases, Qantas to suspend flights

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A man wearing a protective face mask walks past an indoor waterfall at Jewel Changi Airport in Singapore on February 27, 2020. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. Global......
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Google is still showing mask ads next to coronavirus stories after

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, speaks at the Council on Foreign Relations on June 17, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson | Getty Images Days after Google promised to remove ads for medical face......
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Eric Schmidt group to hold meeting with VCs about fighting coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Eric Schmidt at Village Global VC in San Francisco. Village Global VC A group founded by the former CEO and executive chairman of Google is huddling with venture capitalists to discuss how they can quickly use their resources to help......
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Tips for successful remote job interviews amid coronavirus

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grip economies across the globe, few industries have been left untouched by the fallout, and that’s having huge implications not only for the workforce but also the recruitment process.  Some companies have moved to......
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Alphabet’s Verily says it will launch a limited coronavirus testing website

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O keynote session at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California on May 7, 2019. Josh Edelson | AFP | Getty Images Alphabet‘s Verily on Sunday night launched a pilot of a COVID-19......

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