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THE COMUNICANO for Monday March 23rd 2020

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With everyone having more time because you're hopefully Working From Home (WFH) and so much news out
 
March 23 · Issue #702 · View online
Andy Abramson
With everyone having more time because you’re hopefully Working From Home (WFH) and so much news out there, I’m “fattening” up today’s edition of THE COMUNICANO as there’s lots of news and interesting articles out there from this morning and over the weekend……How Microsoft CEO sees the Coronavirus…How mobile operators in Europe are fighting Corona…Sex and the Coronavirus…Big tech joins the fight…NextDoor helping to help neighbors in need…Mobile phones can help “fence in” the Coronavirus…Robocalling scams are up around Coronavirus…We told you about Zoom Bombing, now we tell you how to stop it…Amazon deliveries getting more delayed….Uber suspending service in some markets…Trade group asks to delay CCPA regulations….Why Working from Home isn’t always good…Tips on how to Work From Home.…Is Zoom at risk….Be careful where you take that video conference call….Strip club bounces into delivery to keep dancers working……Apple turns Siri into Corona checker…those stories and more are all here to day, in the ELONgated edition of THE COMUNICANO!!!

Corona Watch
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to employees on coronavirus crisis: ‘There is no playbook for this’ Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to employees on coronavirus crisis: ‘There is no playbook for this’
European mobile operators share data for coronavirus fight European mobile operators share data for coronavirus fight
Coronavirus in Australia: Should you stop having sex as part of social distancing? Coronavirus in Australia: Should you stop having sex as part of social distancing?
Can You Have Sex With COVID-19 Coronavirus Spreading? Here Is How Can You Have Sex With COVID-19 Coronavirus Spreading? Here Is How
Amazon and Microsoft join White House team to unleash high-performance computing on COVID-19 Amazon and Microsoft join White House team to unleash high-performance computing on COVID-19
Newsom says California enlisting Elon Musk, Tim Cook for coronavirus help Newsom says California enlisting Elon Musk, Tim Cook for coronavirus help
Nextdoor adds features to help neighbors during the coronavirus crisis Nextdoor adds features to help neighbors during the coronavirus crisis
The Impact of Coronavirus on the Mobile Economy The Impact of Coronavirus on the Mobile Economy
Taiwan's new 'electronic fence' for quarantines leads wave of virus monitoring
Amazon Watch
Internal memo: Jeff Bezos tells Amazon employees he’s ‘wholly focused’ on the COVID-19 crisis Internal memo: Jeff Bezos tells Amazon employees he’s ‘wholly focused’ on the COVID-19 crisis
Amazon Prime delivery delays are now as long as a month Amazon Prime delivery delays are now as long as a month
Uber Watch
Uber, Ola to Suspend Services in Delhi Till March 31 as Capital Goes in Coronavirus Lockdown Uber, Ola to Suspend Services in Delhi Till March 31 as Capital Goes in Coronavirus Lockdown
Privacy Watch
Trade Groups Ask California to Delay Privacy Law Because of Coronavirus Trade Groups Ask California to Delay Privacy Law Because of Coronavirus
Millions of consumers ignore free Nomorobo call-blocking service Millions of consumers ignore free Nomorobo call-blocking service
COVID-19 Consumer Warnings and Safety Tips COVID-19 Consumer Warnings and Safety Tips
WFH Watch
Working from home reveals racial and educational inequalities in America Working from home reveals racial and educational inequalities in America
7 tips for managing remote employees 7 tips for managing remote employees
This big-screen video chat trick will help you cope with staying home This big-screen video chat trick will help you cope with staying home
As Silicon Valley orders everybody to shelter in place, tech execs navigate barking dogs, screaming kids and Zoom calls As Silicon Valley orders everybody to shelter in place, tech execs navigate barking dogs, screaming kids and Zoom calls
Remote-Care Companies Scale Up to Combat Coronavirus Threat Remote-Care Companies Scale Up to Combat Coronavirus Threat
Mortifying Work from Home Video Conference Bathroom Break Goes Viral Mortifying Work from Home Video Conference Bathroom Break Goes Viral
A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers A Guide to Managing Your (Newly) Remote Workers
Could remote working be the future of work? Could remote working be the future of work?
Working from home is ruining your posture. Here’s how to fix it Working from home is ruining your posture. Here’s how to fix it
Mass move to work from home in coronavirus crisis creates opening for hackers: cyber experts Mass move to work from home in coronavirus crisis creates opening for hackers: cyber experts
Queen keeps in touch with family with video calls from Windsor during coronavirus crisis Queen keeps in touch with family with video calls from Windsor during coronavirus crisis
Zoom Watch
Why Zoom has become the darling of remote workers during the COVID-19 crisis Why Zoom has become the darling of remote workers during the COVID-19 crisis
How to Keep the Party Crashers from Crashing Your Zoom Event How to Keep the Party Crashers from Crashing Your Zoom Event
Zoom warns investors they may become a victim of their own success as costs spiral Zoom warns investors they may become a victim of their own success as costs spiral
Delivery Watch
Portland strip club forced to close, so dancers now do delivery Portland strip club forced to close, so dancers now do delivery
Big Rigs Begin to Trade Diesel for Electric Motors Big Rigs Begin to Trade Diesel for Electric Motors
Messenger Watch
Messenger Partners with Developers to Provide Government Health Organizations with Free Services to Respond to Coronavirus Pandemic Messenger Partners with Developers to Provide Government Health Organizations with Free Services to Respond to Coronavirus Pandemic
Facebook Watch
Facebook sees 70% increase in group video calls following coronavirus outbreak Facebook sees 70% increase in group video calls following coronavirus outbreak
Streaming Watch
Facebook joins Netflix, Disney+ in reducing streaming quality in Europe Facebook joins Netflix, Disney+ in reducing streaming quality in Europe
Disney+ To Reduce Bandwidth By 25 Percent, Delays France Launch Until April 7 Disney+ To Reduce Bandwidth By 25 Percent, Delays France Launch Until April 7
How dance producers are using video game livestream platform Twitch to connect with fans How dance producers are using video game livestream platform Twitch to connect with fans
eSports Watch
Virtual F1 and NASCAR events are filling the gap left by canceled races Virtual F1 and NASCAR events are filling the gap left by canceled races
Pro sports play on through coronavirus shutdown — thanks to video games Pro sports play on through coronavirus shutdown — thanks to video games
Netflix Watch
Netflix Creates $100 Million Coronavirus Relief Fund Netflix Creates $100 Million Coronavirus Relief Fund
Emergency Support for Workers in the Creative Community Emergency Support for Workers in the Creative Community
Travel Watch
Parking in a pandemic: Grounded planes scramble for storage space Parking in a pandemic: Grounded planes scramble for storage space
Scooter Watch
Scooter Giant Lime Preparing Layoffs as Rider Numbers Collapse Scooter Giant Lime Preparing Layoffs as Rider Numbers Collapse
WeWork Watch
WeWork board's special committee is demanding that SoftBank follow through with investment WeWork board's special committee is demanding that SoftBank follow through with investment
Airbnb Watch
Airbnb considers funding, eventual IPO after virus-related losses Airbnb considers funding, eventual IPO after virus-related losses
Apple Watch
Apple updated Siri to help people who ask if they have the coronavirus Apple updated Siri to help people who ask if they have the coronavirus
Apple is reportedly aware of flaky Personal Hotspots in iOS 13 Apple is reportedly aware of flaky Personal Hotspots in iOS 13
Daring Fireball: The 2020 MacBook Air Daring Fireball: The 2020 MacBook Air
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