Google adopts work from home policy for Entire North America
With coronavirus continuing to remain a major threat, tech giant Google does not want to take any chances. The Silicon Valley Company has now adopted the most sweeping work from home strategy (till date) as a preventive measure. It has issued a new advisory requesting all its North American employees to work from home, according to Business Insider. The advisory will remain enforced till, at least, April 10, media reports claim. Google previously issued work for home advisory only for selected offices in U.S. in the wake of coronavirus, which is certainly appearing to be an unprecedented event in the recent history.
Coronavirus forces Airbnb to tweak its reservation policies
Coronavirus has massively impacted the travel and hospitality industry and in the wake of this unprecedented event, Airbnb has decided to amend its reservation policies. The new reservation policies that will reportedly remain enforced till June 1st will help guests and hosts to cancel their bookings without taking any losses. This means Airbnb will temporarily not impose standard 3 percent host fee on hosts who refund more cancellation money than permitted under company’s cancellation permit.
Google is Planning new Chromecast Ultra based on Android TV
According to 9to5 Google, Google is planning to launch next generation Chromecast Ultra based on Android TV later this year. The device is a dongle, much like its predecessor, but this time it will come along with external remote. Google’s new dongle has been reportedly codenamed as “sabrina.”
It’s official: Sony’s Horizon Zero Dawn is coming to PC
The highly successful and critically acclaimed gaming series ‘Horizon Zero Dawn’ will be soon available on your desktop computers. Hermen Hulst, the head of PlayStation Worldwide Studios, has confirmed this in an interview with Sony’s Playstation blog. However, he did not specify about the exact release date. Previously, this popular game was exclusively available only on Play Station 4.
Telsa has just manufactured its one millionth electric car
Barely 24 hours ago, Tesla manufactured its one millionth electric vehicle. This probably makes Tesla the first company to reach this milestone. Musk made the announcement about this momentous occasion on his twitter handle. The company had manufactured its first electric vehicle in 2008, which means it has taken little over 12 years to manufacture its one millionth car.