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Comcast Launches New Internet Essentials Programs as Nation Gears Up for the Academic Year

Comcast Launches New Internet Essentials Programs as Nation Gears Up for the Academic Year

Source: Comcast
Date of Publication: August 13th, 2020
With distance learning plans rolling out across the country due to the coronavirus, Comcast today announced a new program for cities, schools, and nonprofits to connect large numbers of low-income K-12 students to the Internet at home.
Zoom Again Lifts Full-Year Outlook as Sales Surge During Pandemic - WSJ

Zoom Again Lifts Full-Year Outlook as Sales Surge During Pandemic

By: Kimberly Chin
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: August 31st, 2020
Remote working and distance learning are fueling investor enthusiasm in the video-conferencing platform.
Microsoft, Accenture, Bank of America and other employers offer perks like subsidized “learning hubs” to parents juggling virtual school - The Washington Post

Big firms offer stressed parents new perks such as subsidized tutoring

By: Jena McGregor
Source: The Washington Post
Date of Publication: August 20th, 2020
Aimed at stressed out parents, the offerings try to make up for widespread school closures.
Oracle Ramps Up Free Online Learning and Certifications for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Oracle Autonomous Database

Oracle Ramps Up Free Online Learning and Certifications for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Oracle Autonomous Database

By: Raghu Viswanathan
Source: Oracle
Date of Publication: March 30th, 2020
I’m happy to announce that Oracle is offering free access to online learning content and certifications for a broad array of users for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure and Oracle Autonomous Database. This program kicks off on Monday, March 30, 2020, and will be available until May 15, 2020.
Xerox Assists School in Remote Learning

Reno Schools Move Students to Remote Learning Over a Weekend, With an Assist from Xerox

By: Xerox
Source: Xerox
When school officials in Washoe County, Nevada, the home of the city of Reno, made the decision to move to remote learning on March 25, the initial plan was for most students to print lesson packets that were posted online. The school district also printed a small number of paper copies and made them available at local community centers. Within hours, all the copies were gone.