The CEO of Twitter and Square makes a major dedication to COVID-19 relief, Tesla shuts down its U.S. factories up until May and PlayStation unveils its latest controller. Here’s your Daily Crunch for April 8, 2020.
Jack Dorsey revealed in a series of tweets that he is moving $1 billion in his Square equity to create a fund dedicated to COVID-19 relief. The Twitter and Square CEO is calling the fund Start Small and posting a tally of dispensations and receivers in a public spreadsheet.
The first Start Small contribution noted is $100,000 to America’s Food Fund– an effort led by Leonardo DiCaprio and Laurene Powell Jobs committed to offering meals to vulnerable populations interfered with by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tesla will suspend production at its U.S. factories up until a minimum of May 4 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, triggering the business to cut pay for salaried employees in between 10%and 30%and furlough employees, according to an internal email sent out Tuesday night.
Sony has exposed the style of the PlayStation 5’s controller. It’s a follow-on to its popular DualShock line that handles a new name for a new generation: DualSense. The DualSense controller is kitted out in black and white, and in some ways looks like a futuristic, plastic armor-plated robot companion more than a gamepad.
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Here’s another edition of “Dear Sophie,” the guidance column from Silicon Valley immigration lawyer Sophie Alcorn.
The other day, Shipt’s consumers walked off operate in demonstration of the way it has actually dealt with buyers in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Iowa-based shopper Angie Kufner told TechCrunch, “Unless you get evaluated for COVID-19 or you’re half dead, Shipt’s not going to care.”
Borderlands 3 publisher 2K and designer Transmission Software is elevating the series’ latest game to lofty brand-new ideals with a new in-game experience called Borderlands Science, a crowdsourced citizen science project that will leverage the hit video game’s enormous player base to perform actual clinical research study.
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