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Fortune 500 CEO survey on how top companies are dealing with coronavirus pandemic, predictions for what's ahead _ Fortune

Fortune 500 CEO survey: How are America’s biggest companies dealing with the coronavirus pandemic?

By: Alan Murray
Source: Fortune
Date of Publication: May 14th, 2020
CEOs of the Fortune 500, surveyed in the last two weeks of April, believe it will be years before the effects of COVID-19 are purged from the U.S. economy.
A big hiring pledge from New York CEOs

A big hiring pledge from New York CEOs

By: Jennifer A. Kingson
Source: Axios
Date of Publication: August 11th, 2020
Leaders of more than two dozen of the New York City area's largest employers — including JPMorgan Chase, Ernst & Young, IBM, McKinsey & Company and Accenture — aim to hire 100,000 low-income residents and people of color by 2030 and will help prep them for tech jobs.
How firms are keeping staff and secrets safe from hackers now everyone is working remotely

How firms are keeping staff and secrets safe from hackers now everyone is working remotely

By: Sam Shead
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 27th, 2020
More employees are working from home than ever before due to the coronavirus. Security chiefs from McLaren, Revolut, and Facebook explained what they’re doing to keep their companies safe during the lockdown. Measures range from using privacy screens to extra vetting on new staff.
Apple, Google and Sony will be critical to MLB season shortened by coronavirus

Apple, Google and Sony will be critical to MLB season shortened by coronavirus

By: Jabari Young
Source: CNBC
Date of Publication: July 21st, 2020
Major League Baseball will look to Big Tech companies like Apple and Google to help with its shortened season that is scheduled to resume on July 23. Google will provide cloud computing services that the MLB can use to track stats and shorten the time umpires need to review a contested play. Sony will offer artificial crowd noise that can be picked up by broadcasts, since all teams will play in empty stadiums.
COVID-19 has upended the media industry_WEF

COVID-19 has upended the media industry. This is how it can come back stronger

By: Cathy Li and Hesham Zafar
Source: World Economic Forum
Date of Publication: June 3rd, 2020
Cathy Li and Hesham Zafar discuss how COVID-19 has affected the media industry, its response, consumer trust and the importance of innovation and adaptation.
The Cutting-Edge Technology That’ll Make Cruising Safe Again

The Cutting-Edge Technology That’ll Make Cruising Safe Again

By: Fran Golden
Source: Bloomberg
Date of Publication: June 3rd, 2020
Wearable devices for crowd control, digital casinos, and robot crew members are just a few of the interventions being pursued by ship designers.
Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn't the plan

Everyone you know uses Zoom. That wasn't the plan

By: John Sarlin
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: May 22nd, 2020
Zoom grew into a vastly profitable business selling software to businesses that could enable a venture capital firm to seamlessly take virtual pitch meetings from around the globe or an executive to deliver an all-hands to a remote workforce. Powering British Cabinet meetings was never on the radar.
How COVID-19 is reversing economies of scale

How COVID-19 is reversing economies of scale

By: Kevin Maney
Source: strategy+business
Date of Publication: May 7th, 2020
Technology was already pushing mass markets and production to become more personalized and distributed, and the novel coronavirus is accelerating the shift.
All the Things Covid-19 Will Change Forever, According to 30 Experts

All the Things Covid-19 Will Change Forever, According to 30 Experts

By: Mark Sullivan
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: April 20th, 2020
Tech execs, VCs, and analysts—from WhatsApp’s Will Cathcart to AOL cofounder Steve Case—on the pandemic’s lasting impact on how we live, work, and think.
Assessing The Impact Of COVID-19 On Businesses: Changes Happening With More On The Way

Assessing The Impact Of COVID-19 On Businesses: Changes Happening With More On The Way

By: Mike Paxton, Brian O’Rourke
Source: S&P Global
Date of Publication: April 9th, 2020
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus is forcing companies and organizations around the world to rapidly adapt and change their businesses. A recent survey conducted by 451 Research, part of S&P Global Market Intelligence, underlines a number of key issues affecting businesses, including: Reduced access to current clients and prospective clients, A significant reduction in travel, Delaying, reducing or halting new staff hires