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Internet of Elephants launches Wildeverse, an AR game about endangered animals and conservation

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” 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. Late Friday night, the Treasury Department updated its ...

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Original Content podcast: ‘The Platform’ offers a gruesome metaphor for capitalism

The Trump administration has full authority to ride to the rescue, and they did… but only for large religious organizations.”n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” 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 ...

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As tech layoffs surge, some support emerges for those without a job

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” The FDA has been working to adapt its policies and restrictions to respond to the growing need for unconventional solutions like shortages of medical equipment needed for treating COVID-19 patients. A group of doctors, engineers and medical researchers from UC Berkeley, UCSF and working hospitals has devised a creative ...

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Using AI responsibly to fight the coronavirus pandemic

Quibi has had to reposition its service in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak as something that works for at-home viewing. But in reality, the service had been intended to fill those empty moments in your on-the-go lifestyle — like riding the subway, standing in line, sitting in a waiting ...

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Xerox drops $34B HP takeover bid amid COVID-19 uncertainty

Xerox announced today that it would be dropping its hostile takeover bid of HP. The drama began last fall with a flurry of increasingly angry letters between the two companies, and confrontational actions from Xerox, including an attempt to take over the HP board that had rejected its takeover overtures. ...

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Johnson & Johnson partners with BARDA to fund $1 billion in COVID-19 vaccine research

n”,”protected”:false},”excerpt”:”rendered”:” Work-from-home policies, social distancing and government lockdowns have increased the demand for video conferencing apps, for both business and personal use. According to a new report from App Annie, out on Monday, business conferencing apps have been experiencing record growth as a result, and just hit their biggest week ...

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Startups Weekly: A new era for consumer tech

TechCrunch is out hunting for bright spots in the startup world as we all come to grips with the pandemic — particularly where checks are actually being written despite everything. D2C is back to the future First up this week, we surveyed top direct-to-consumer investors, and they seemed pretty optimistic ...

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