mask News of 05/28/20
Uber Drivers And Riders Will Be Required To Wear Face Coverings
Uber is planning to require drivers and riders to wear face masks as it prepares to ramp its ride-hailing business back up after being hobbled by the COVID-19 pandemic. CNN was first to report that executives approved a new policy that would ...
Apple Has Sourced Over 20 Million Protective Masks, Now Building And Shipping Face Shields
As it mobilizes its supply chain, employees, and partners to provide personal protective equipment to medical workers and others working to stop the spread of the COVID-19 epidemic, Apple has sourced over 20 million face masks and is now building ...
Duke University Uses Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide To Clean n95 Face Masks For Reuse
With shortages of N95 face masks persisting nationwide, healthcare facilities are scrambling to find ways to clean and treat the masks for reuse to protect doctors and nurses most at risk of exposure to COVID-19. Duke University thinks it has ...
NYU Makes Face Shield Design For Healthcare Workers That Can Be Built In Under A Minute Available To All
New York University is among the many academic, private and public institutions doing what it can to address the need for personal protective equipment (PPE) among healthcare workers across the world. The school worked quickly to develop an ...
Private Tech Companies Mobilize To Address Shortages For Medical Supplies, Masks And Sanitizer
Startups across the nation and around the world are looking for ways to relieve shortages of much-needed personal protective equipment and sanitizers used to halt the spread of COVID-19. While some of the largest privately held technology companies, ...
It’S Still Easy To Find Coronavirus Mask Ads On Facebook
Ads for face masks are still appearing on Facebook, Instagram and Google, according to a review of the platforms carried out by the Tech Transparency Project (TTP). This despite pledges by the platforms that they would stamp out ads which seek ...
Fiat Chrysler To Start Producing 1 Million Face Masks A Month
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Monday it will start manufacturing face masks in the coming weeks and donate the critical medical equipment to first responders and health care workers — the latest automaker to direct its manufacturing expertise ...
Trump Invokes The Defense Production Act To Address The Coronavirus Pandemic
During a White House press briefing on Wednesday, President Trump opened remarks by confirming that he has invoked the Defense Production Act, a move that many have called for him to take to help fight the coronavirus pandemic since at least earlier ...
White House Asks Construction Companies To Donate Their n95 Masks To Hospitals
At today’s Corona Task Force press conference, Vice President Pence today asked construction companies to donate their stocks of N95 respirator masks to their local hospitals and stop ordering more for the time being. This call comes in the ...
Google Looks To Former Oracle Exec Thomas Kurian To Move Cloud Business Along
Diane Greene announced on Friday that she was stepping down after three years running Google’s cloud business. She will stay on until the first of the year to help her successor, Thomas Kurian in the transition. He left Oracle at the ...
Former Oracle Exec Thomas Kurian To Replace Diane Greene As Head Of Google Cloud
Diane Greene announced in a blog post today that she would be stepping down as CEO of Google Cloud and will be helping transition former Oracle executive Thomas Kurian to take over early next year. Greene took over the position almost exactly ...