Wow, two weeks in a row since Covid-19 started happening in full force here in the states. Unfortunately, most of these articles involve Covid-19 in some way. It’s hard to escape the pandemic even in online journalism.
Regardless they are good articles. Here are our Top 10 finds for this past week.
This batch is a good one.
- Can Amazon handle the coronavirus pressure? (Protocol)
Amazon sure is trying. The company in increasing its workforce and even limiting some of what it sells to just the essentials.
- Coming together to combat COVID-19 (Satya Nadella on LinkedIn)
A great piece on LinkedIn from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella about how we can all come together to fight this pandemic.
- Amazon Prime delivery delays are now as long as a month (Recode)
To be honest, it’s going to happen. There is more strain on the supply chain. Together we can get through this, even with the delays.
- Google’s Covid-19 Website
Trump preemptively said such a site is being built by Google. It suprise Google, but they stepped up and here it is.
- Amazon, Apple and Microsoft CEOs detail their companies’ efforts to combat coronavirus pandemic (TechCrunch)
Here’s to seeing the big guys team up.
- [Watch] Live With Search Engine Land: Top SEOs talk COVID-19 upheaval, traffic movements and more (Search Engine Land)
This is a great livestream. It’s a bit inside baseball for those not in the SEO realm, But worth a watch.
- YouTube to Limit Video Quality Around the World for a Month (Bloomberg)
This just shows how taxing our current internet infrastructure is and how we need to be mindful of that. Can you even imagine this pandemic without the internet?
- The Coronavirus Revives Facebook as a News Powerhouse (New York Times)
I hate to admit it, but I’m using Facebook more.
- Facebook, Google Could Lose Over $44 Billion in Ad Revenue in 2020 Because of Coronavirus (Variety)
We’re all losing money right now, but dang that’s quite a bit of coin.
- Facebook, Microsoft partner with WHO for coronavirus hackathon (CNBC)
Hackathons are great, especially when they help fight something like Covid-19.