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Facebook, Apple and Salesforce pledge to donate masks for coronavirus response

Tech giants Facebook, Apple and Salesforce have pledged to donate millions of masks to help health-care workers facing a shortage of protective gear during the coronavirus crisis. Facebook is working to source millions of masks to give away after donating 720,000 that the social-media giant had stockpiled in case wildfires continued in its home state of California, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. “Health workers urgently need more protective gear,” Zuckerberg wrote in a Sunday post. Employees of software giant Salesforce delivered 9,000 masks to the University of California at San Francisco, CEO Marc Benioff announced Sunday. The health-focused school put out a public call for donations saying its front-line coronavirus responders were ...