Netflix and Amazon get Oscars: The streaming services nabbed Oscar wins on Sunday. Amazon scored two awards with Manchester by the Sea, and one for The Salesman, an Iranian movie it's distributing in the U.S. The White Helmets, which Netflix produced and distributed, also won an award. Their Oscar wins could mean we'll soon see growing investment from the companies into the silver screen as well.

Voice-activated assistants are going big: This weekend, Motorola and Amazon announced a partnership to eventually integrate the latter's digital assistant, Alexa, into most Motorola devices. Meanwhile, Google announced that its assistant, Google Assistant, will be available to the "hundreds of millions" of Android phones running the two latest versions of its software, Marshmallow and Nougat. Previously it was only available through the Google Pixel, Google Home, Allo, and Android Wear.

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Rural America has its own coronavirus problem

It's often easier to socially distance in rural America, but it can simultaneously be more challenging to get medical care.

Axios Re:Cap digs into the pandemic's urban-rural divide with microbiologist Amber Schmidtke, who has found that coronavirus-related morbidity is higher in many of Georgia's rural counties than in Atlanta.

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Coronavirus dashboard

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  1. Global: Total confirmed cases as of 3:30 p.m. ET: 12,373,722 — Total deaths: 556,863 — Total recoveries — 6,794,982Map.
  2. U.S.: Total confirmed cases as of 3:30 p.m. ET: 3,156,234 — Total deaths: 133,746 — Total recoveries: 969,111 — Total tested: 38,032,966Map.
  3. Public health: The U.S.'s new default strategy: herd immunity — 23 states and D.C. are mandating face coverings.
  4. ✈️ Travel: Delta CEO says Trump administration should issue mask mandate for air travelAirlines say air quality, cleanliness lower risk.

Biden and Trump point fingers over "buy American" proposals

Joe Biden at a campaign event in Wilmington, DE. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

President Trump and Joe Biden are going back and forth over the former vice president's "buy American" economic proposal, which Trump claims Biden "plagiarized" from him.

Why it matters: Biden is directly challenging Trump and his "America First" agenda with the release of his latest plan, focused on economic recovery and re-investing in American manufacturing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.