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Google and Apple Plan to Turn Phones into COVID-19 Contact-Tracking Devices

By Ravie Lakshmanan 12 Apr 2020 at 07:04

Tech giants Apple and Google have joined forces to develop an interoperable contract-tracing tool that will help individuals determine if they have come in contact with someone infected with COVID-19. As part of this new initiative, the companies are expected to release an API that public agencies can integrate into their apps. The next iteration will be a built-in system-level platform that uses...

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