Apple-Google contact tracing tech attracts ardour in 23 countries, some hedge bets

Apple-Google contact tracing tech attracts ardour in 23 countries, some hedge bets

Authorities in 23 countries across five continents have sought access to contact tracing technology from Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google, the companies announced on Wednesday as they released the initial version of their system.But authorities would have to stop requiring phone numbers from users under the companies’ rules, one of several restrictions that have…

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Apple-Google COVID-19 Exposure Notification instrument to be restricted to 1 tracking app per nation

Apple-Google COVID-19 Exposure Notification instrument to be restricted to 1 tracking app per nation

Apps using the tool must be built by public health authorities and require user consent while collecting minimum amount of data. Apple and Google have announced that their COVID-19 contact tracing tool will be limited to one public health app per country. The companies aim at getting as many people as possible in each country…

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