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Google increases assistance to public organizations to $1B

06/18/2020 - 05:18

Google has offered additional $ 200 million in grants for nonprofits. Thus, the company is increasing its obligation to pay up to $ 1 billion, reports CNBC. Google supports organizations that help combat COVID-19 and racial injustice. Previously, the company provided $ 800 million each year.

Tony Webster
Tony Webster
Google is also adding new features to its platforms, such as a tool that allows users to search and book local services on Google using the Local Services application. This feature is currently only available in the US and Canada, but Google plans to expand it internationally.

Earlier it was reported that the authorities of several US states will begin to monitor those infected with COVID-19 coronavirus via mobile applications. Such applications use technology developed jointly by Apple and Google.

Contacts of the infected people are tracked via Bluetooth. According to the American television channel, the approval for the use of such applications was given by the authorities of Alabama, North Dakota and South Carolina.


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