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QTITELTITELTITELTITELA with Jeffrey Katzenberg on launching Quibi on April 6 in the middle of a global pandemic, why Quibi only licenses rather than owns the content, and more (Peter White/Deadline)

Peter White / Deadline: Q&A with Jeffrey Katzenberg on launching Quibi on April 6 in the middle of a global pandemic, why Quibi only licenses rather than owns the content, and more  —  Quibi is one of the most anticipated platform launches of the year and it´s also one of the most talked about in Hollywood circles.

Crowdsourced data from Candor shows 267 tech companies have frozen hiring, 44 had layoffs, 36 rescinded offers, while 111, like Zoom and Twitter, are hiring (Dean Takahashi/VentureBeat)

Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Crowdsourced data from Candor shows 267 tech companies have frozen hiring, 44 had layoffs, 36 rescinded offers, while 111, like Zoom and Twitter, are hiring  —  The coronavirus has taken a toll on the workforce, and now you can see a list of who´s hiring, freezing hires, laying off people …

Interview with Huawei CEO Richard Yu on the impact of COVID-19, the launch of the P40 series, and the continuing issues brought upon by the US ban (Dr. Ian Cutress/AnandTech)

Dr. Ian Cutress / AnandTech: Interview with Huawei CEO Richard Yu on the impact of COVID-19, the launch of the P40 series, and the continuing issues brought upon by the US ban  —  Today Huawei launched its latest generation of photography focused smartphone: the P40 series.  This series consists of the P40, the P40 Pro …

In response to plummeting demand, Lyft suggests drivers find additional income by becoming Amazon grocery shoppers, warehouse workers, and delivery drivers (Lizette Chapman/Bloomberg)

Lizette Chapman / Bloomberg: In response to plummeting demand, Lyft suggests drivers find additional income by becoming Amazon grocery shoppers, warehouse workers, and delivery drivers  —  Amazon.com Inc. is teaming up with Lyft Inc. on recruiting the ride-hailing company´s drivers to deliver packages and groceries as the pandemic keeps people indoors.

CEO memo: Bird is laying off about 30% of its workforce; company says it will provide four weeks of pay and three months of health coverage (Megan Rose Dickey/TechCrunch)

Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch: CEO memo: Bird is laying off about 30% of its workforce; company says it will provide four weeks of pay and three months of health coverage  —  Bird is the latest startup hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today, Bird laid off about 30% of its employees amid the uncertainty caused by the coronavirus, TechCrunch has learned.

An international group of ~400 cybersecurity experts from over 40 countries have come together to fight hacking related to the novel coronavirus (Joseph Menn/Reuters)

Joseph Menn / Reuters: An international group of ~400 cybersecurity experts from over 40 countries have come together to fight hacking related to the novel coronavirus  —  SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An international group of nearly 400 volunteers with expertise in cybersecurity formed on Wednesday to fight hacking related to the novel coronavirus.
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