During the past week, 20% of U.S. households used video and conference call platforms like Zoom and Slack, according to the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).
Cuts in spending are expected for traditional technologies like PCs and mobile devices, but new tech including AI is projected to grow.
Walmart recently enabled shoppers to use the Walmart Pay app at self-checkout, so consumers don't have to touch the screen or interact with associates.
Voice is likely to stay on a strong growth path, as businesses turn to voice agents and bots for at-distance customer interactions.
Downloads of Walmart Grocery increased 460% in average daily downloads compared to its January performance.
With consumers homebound, 56% of U.S. households using tech services are using streaming video services, nearly a third (32%) are streaming music and 22% are streaming live TV.
Self-driving vehicle startup Nuro has been given the OK to start testing two of its driverless vehicles on California roads.
Core network traffic including home broadband, wireless and business usage was up 25% Monday vs. a similar day at the end of February.
It's been taking forever to move contactless or mobile payments to mass adoption, but COVID-19 may be changing that.
Self-driving vehicles are transporting COVID-19 tests collected at drive-through testing locations at Mayo Clinic.