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Amazon fires warehouse worker who led Staten Island warehouse walkout

Amazon has terminated an employee based in the company's Staten Island, New York, warehouse after he participated in a worker walkout protesting the company's response to the novel coronavirus.




Amazon has terminated an employee based in the company's Staten Island, New York, warehouse after he participated in a worker walkout protesting the company's response to the novel coronavirus. CNN's Christine Romans reports the employee, Christian Smalls, was supposed to be under quarantine.

Mercedes F1 engineers help make a breathing aid for coronavirus patients in less than 100 hours

Formula One engine manufacturer Mercedes has teamed up with clinicians and university engineers in London to design a breathing aid that can be quickly mass produced, a development that could help reduce the need for coronavirus patients to be placed on ventilators.

Here's why Amazon and Instacart workers are striking at a time when you need them most

Workers helping to get household essentials to people across the country during the coronavirus pandemic are fed up with the companies they work for. On Monday, they offered their strongest public demonstration of their frustration yet.

This company wants to turn your windows into solar panels

What if every window in your house could generate electricity? One Redwood City, California-based startup thinks its technology can achieve that by transforming the way solar power is collected and harnessed.

Amazon workers to stage a walkout Monday, demanding closure of Staten Island facility

Amazon employees at the company's Staten Island, New York, facility plan to walk off the job Monday amid allegations the online retail giant has mishandled its response to the coronavirus pandemic.




Instacart makes more changes ahead of planned worker strike

As some Instacart workers prepare to strike Monday, the company is making more updates in a bid to appease them.

Instacart shoppers plan strike over treatment during pandemic

Some Instacart shoppers are planning to strike on Monday, accusing the company of not providing them enough protections during the coronavirus pandemic.

Softbank-backed satellite startup OneWeb files for bankruptcy


Venmo and Cash App want to deliver government stimulus payments

Online payment services like Venmo and Cash App have exploded in popularity over the past few years, but they haven't quite hit the legitimacy threshold, at least in the eyes of the federal government, of checks or direct deposit.

The ride hailing industry is getting turned on its head by coronavirus

Just days after President Donald Trump announced earlier this month that all travel from Europe to the United States would be temporarily suspended due the coronavirus pandemic, a Dallas-based rideshare startup called Alto started seeing a steep drop in demand for rides.

Google is donating $800 million to help with the coronavirus crisis

Google is committing to donate more than $800 million to support businesses, organizations and healthcare workers as part of its coronavirus response -- most of it in the form of free advertising.

From the brink of bankruptcy to a 1,300% stock gain. How this CEO turned around her company

Five years ago, chip maker AMD was bleeding money, laden with debt and staring down a potential bankruptcy. Then Lisa Su took the helm.

Apple releases coronavirus screening app and website in partnership with CDC

Apple on Friday released a website and an iOS app that allows users to screen themselves for coronavirus symptoms, marking another response to the pandemic by a major tech platform.

How governments are using text alerts to fight the coronavirus pandemic

For people living in South Korea, emergency texts from officials now come about three to five times a day.

People are holding video game weddings and graduation ceremonies

During the coronavirus pandemic, people are finding a creative way to stay connected: through video games.

Zoom's massive 'overnight success' actually took nine years

When you think of a social network, you probably imagine news feeds, birthday reminders and baby photos. But the social network of the moment -- the one that's currently getting more app downloads than either Snapchat or TikTok -- looks a little different: It's a videoconferencing service called Zoom, where many peoples' work and social lives now unfold.

James Dyson designed a new ventilator in 10 days. He's making 15,000 for the pandemic fight

Dyson has received an order from the UK government for 10,000 ventilators to support efforts by the country's National Health Service to treat coronavirus patients.



Dyson received an order from the UK government for 10,000 ventilators to support efforts by the country's National Health Service to treat coronavirus patients. CNN's Anna Stewart has the latest on the company's efforts to help.