Under new guidance issued by the Small Business Administration it seems non-profits and faith-based groups can apply for the Paycheck Protection Program loans designed to keep small business afloat during the COVID-19 epidemic, but most venture-backed companies are still not covered.
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Silicon Valley hasn’t suffered from the same financial devastation as other industries. Tech companies still have an agenda to push.
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TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan, which has won global praise for its effective action against the coronavirus, is rolling out a mobile phone-based “electronic fence” that uses location-tracking to ensure people who are quarantined stay in their homes.
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As global communities respond to COVID-19, we’ve heard from public health officials that the same type of aggregated, anonymized insights we use in products such as Google Maps could be helpful as they make critical decisions to combat COVID-19.
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The kids are all right, according to a new World Economic Forum report. Young people (ages 16 to 34) are twice as likely to pay for news than those over 55 in Germany, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
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As we continue to make our way through this pandemic, I keep coming back to the question of how do we help those in the most need right now. Last week it was our health care responders on the front lines, the week before it was workers in the hospitality industry who are now out of work.
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Life is filled with lessons. Some of them can be learned through experience. Some of them must be learned the hard way. But many of them can be learned from others. Here’s a great list of life lessons that can help you grow into a better version of yourself, day by day.
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Just three months after capping what was the best year for Indian startups, having raised a record $14.
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If the coronavirus pandemic had swept across the world in 2011, everyone would have been using Skype to connect over video and voice calls. Instead, rivals like Zoom and Houseparty are having a moment of huge growth in 2020 thanks to consumers looking for Skype alternatives.
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The day before University of Pennsylvania students were told that their college commencement would be held online, junior Andrew Guo thought of an alternative to holding the address over Zoom.
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Some Uber drivers, Airbnb hosts and other gig-economy workers sidelined as a result of the coronavirus outbreak could soon receive unemployment checks from the government, part of an effort by Congress to ease the wide-ranging hardships wrought by a deadly global pandemic.
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Inteluck, a logistics company focused on first- and second-mile delivery, announced that it has secured more than US$5 million in a pre-series B funding round led by Hong Kong-based venture capital firm MindWorks Capital.
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