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AT&T, Verizon, and others pledge not to cut your internet off during coronavirus pandemic The Federal Communications Commission today announced a new initiative designed to help mitigate one possible effect of the coronavirus: namely, the ability of citizens to use their internet to work from home during the outbreak. The “Keep Americans Connected” pledge would help mitigate the effects of the massive “stay at home” social movement by helping ensure users won’t lose access to one of their most necessary functions — for now, anyway. FCC Chairman @AjitPaiFCC today launched the Keep Americans Connected pledge in order to ensure that Americans do not lose their broadband or telephone connectivity as a result of these… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Verizon https://thenextweb.com/tech/2020/03/13/att-verizon-and-others-pledge-not-to-cut-your-internet-off-during-coronavirus-pandemic/

AT&T, Verizon, and others pledge

Stocks spike as President Trump declares national emergency President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, which began just a half hour before the market closed, pushed stocks higher Friday, providing at least temporary relief to shares that have been throttled this week on fears of the COVID-19 pandemic. Trump several measures under the national emergency declaration, including freeing up federal resources that states can […] http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/ru0reQ1K2DU/

The good SaaS times will end and challenges are coming Because a lot of SaaS leaders have never run a business through one, it might be helpful to share some ideas on how to be ready for the inevitable slump. http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/d1dzG-jJOrc/

FitnessAI races past $1M ARR heading into YC Demo Day Y Combinator’s Demo Day is a key soirée on the startup calendar. This year, however, instead of a packed room replete with short pitches and lackluster catering, Demo Day has gone virtual. Even more, it was moved up by a week, pushing the public debut of a host of companies to this coming Monday. TechCrunch […] http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/QmW_UA46T1s/

NewView Capital’s Ravi Viswanathan on how mature companies can survive this market Ravi Viswanathan has been an investor long enough to see some serious ups and downs. Viswanathan most recently founded NewView Capital a couple of years ago — a firm that launched with $1.35 billion from investors, largely to acquire the stakes of 31 companies that had been funded by New Enterprise Associates. But before NewView, […] http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/H0LxL2vI24U/

TechCrunch is postponing Early Stage SF and Sessions: Mobility Just like you, we at TechCrunch have been keeping a close eye on the developing situation around the novel Coronavirus. This is indeed a challenging time for families and businesses across the globe.  TechCrunch is not immune. Our events, big and small, have always been designed to bring the tech startup community together, to make […] http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Techcrunch/~3/uKWRRl2nnR0/

Trump flip-flops on question of receiving a novel coronavirus test https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/13/21179167/trump-coronovirus-test-covid-19-isolation-bolsonaro-contact

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/13/21179214/bill-gates-steps-down-microsoft-board-philanthropy

The Oculus Quest is back in stock https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/13/21179180/oculus-quest-virtual-reality-headset-in-stock-half-life-alyx

Instagram cracks down on coronavirus AR effects https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/13/21179055/instagram-augmented-reality-effect-coronavirus-covid-19

You can now take up to 12 ounces of hand sanitizer through airport security https://www.theverge.com/2020/3/13/21179120/tsa-hand-sanitizer-liquid-size-airport-screening-coronavirus-covid-19

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