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‘No app’ contact tracing tool announced

07.09.2020
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New version aims to overcome low adoption rates

Apple and Google have announced that the latest version of their contact tracing technology will be integrated into their smartphone’s operating system, reports the Financial Times. Although contact tracing apps have been available for some months, concerns over privacy and the need to download an app has meant that the technology has struggled to have an impact. The new embedded tools will be included in the next system software update, with a warning to users. Apple and Google say that 25 states are exploring the technology, and expect more to adopt the system as it is made easier. Read more (£)

‘No app’ contact tracing tool announced. New version aims to overcome low adoption rates.

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