Uber, Lyft suspend pooled rides in U.S., Canada to limit spread of coronavirus

By Tina Bellon (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft Inc Tuesday began suspending shared rides…

Apple closes all retail stores, except Greater China, until further notice

(Reuters) – Apple Inc <AAPL.O> said on Tuesday it has closed retail stores across the world…

Coronavirus outbreak boosts delivery apps across Latin America

By Gabriela Mello SAO PAULO (Reuters) – The novel coronavirus outbreak is boosting grocery deliveries by…

U.S. tech firms work together to combat virus misinformation

(Reuters) – U.S. technology companies, including Microsoft Corp, Facebook, Alphabet’s Google, and Twitter, are working together…

Facebook to award $100 mln in cash grants, ad credits to small businesses

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said Tuesday it plans to award $100 million…

Amazon to hire 100,000 workers as online orders surge on coronavirus worries

(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> on Monday said it would hire 100,000 warehouse and delivery workers…

VW to start using high-nickel batteries for electric car

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen <VOWG_p.DE> will raise the amount of nickel used in it electric car…

Dutch appeals court: no need for KPN, Ziggo to open networks to rivals

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Dutch appeals court on Tuesday ruled the country’s two largest telecommunications providers,…

France’s 5G spectrum auction ‘likely’ postponed, Iliad CEO says

PARIS (Reuters) – France’s 5G frequencies spectrum auction is ‘likely’ to be postponed because of the…

Musk told Tesla employees in memo to stay home if unwell: sources

BEIJING (Reuters) – Tesla Inc <TSLA.O> Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk sent employees an email on…

Facebook to send content review contract workers home amid virus concerns

(Reuters) – Facebook Inc said it would work with its partners to send home all contract…

U.S. Senate votes to extend surveillance tools for 77 days

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate agreed on Monday to extend a set…