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Delta announces quarantine-free flights to Rome, raising hopes for more travel corridors - The Washington Post

Delta announces quarantine-free flights to Rome, raising hopes for more travel corridors

By: Rick Noack
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: November 27th, 2020
Delta Air Lines has announced that, pending approval, it will be launching quarantine-free flights from Atlanta to Rome for travelers who have tested negative for the coronavirus and are eligible to enter the European Union despite travel restrictions.
U.S. EPA orders Amazon, eBay to stop selling unsafe COVID-19 products: Bloomberg

U.S. EPA orders Amazon, eBay to stop selling unsafe COVID-19 products: Bloomberg

Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: June 11th, 2020
E-commerce companies Amazon Inc and eBay Inc have been instructed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop selling unproven or unsafe disinfectants, including products falsely marketed as killing COVID-19, on their platforms, Bloomberg reported on Thursday.
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Tesla to Restart Bay Area Factory in Defiance of Local Order: Live Market Updates

Source: The New York Times
Date of Publication: May 11th, 2020
Elon Musk says Tesla is restarting production against a county order.
Rabin Martin Covid19 briefing

Rabin Martin Covid19 briefing

By: Rabin Martin
Source: Page Society
Date of Publication: May 7th, 2020
On Monday, May 4, world leaders and philanthropic organizations pledged $8.1 billion to the COVID-19 response to support research, manufacturing and distribution of possible diagnostics, vaccines and treatments. Spearheaded by the European Union, the pledging event brought leaders together virtually to highlight the critical need for international cooperation to mitigate the crisis. The U.S., conspicuous by its absence, did not contribute to this coordinated financing pool.
Goldman Sachs Increases COVID-19 Relief Efforts to $550 Million

David Solomon, Top Financial Services Executives, Participate in White House Conference on Small Businesses

By: Goldman Sachs
Source: Goldman Sachs
Date of Publication: April 7th, 2020
David Solomon, Chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs, joined a White House video conference today with President Donald Trump, senior administration officials, and other leading executives from the financial services industry to discuss efforts to deliver financial and technical assistance to US small businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In David’s prepared remarks, he doubled the firm’s capital commitment, which raised the total to $550 million for all COVID-19 relief efforts from Goldman Sachs.
Goldman Sachs Commits $300 Million to Support Communities and Small Business

Goldman Sachs Commits $300 Million to Support Communities and Small Business

By: Goldman Sachs
Source: Goldman Sachs
Date of Publication: April 2nd, 2020
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. today announced it will deliver $300 million across two separate initiatives to help small businesses and communities around the world navigate the current health and economic crisis.
Verizon donates $2.5 million to international Covid-19 relief efforts - Verizon 4.12.2020

Verizon donates $2.5 million to international Covid-19 relief efforts

By: Verizon
Source: Verizon
Date of Publication: April 23rd, 2020
Verizon has today announced a $2.5 million grant to be shared across a group of international countries and charities offering healthcare support and food relief. Each charity will receive a portion of the funds to bolster their ongoing humanitarian activities.
Governments likely to defer to Google and Apple on Covid-19 contact tracing — Quartz

Governments likely to defer to Big Tech on Covid-19 contact tracing

By: Amrita Khalid
Source: Quartz
Date of Publication: April 18th, 2020
As tech programmers collaborate on Covid-19 contact tracking, governments are likely to defer to tech companies on development and process.
Apple and Google are launching a joint COVID-19 tracing tool for iOS and Android _ TechCrunch

Apple and Google are launching a joing Covid-19 tracing tool for iOS and Android

By: Matthew Panzarino
Source: Tech Crunch
Date of Publication: April 10th, 2020
Apple and Google collaborate to build a Covid-19 tracking app for both iOS and Android platforms.
Apple-Google alliance welcomed by European coronavirus app platform - Reuters

Apple-Google alliance welcomed by European coronavirus app platform

By: Douglas Busvine
Source: Reuters
Date of Publication: April 15th, 2020
Apple and Google collaborate with programmers for a European coronavirus tracking app. The partnership is seen as a benefit to tracking in Europe.