Apple And Google Are Teaming Up To Track The Spread Of The Coronavirus

Tech giants Apple and Google announced on Friday that they would partner on the development of software and an operating system update to help with contact tracing efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.These apps will use Bluetooth instead of geolocation to help protect user privacy, and the companies say they will not gather personal identifying information. According to the announcement, the second stage of the partnership will be built into the operating system itself, forgoing the need to download any apps but still requiring users to opt in.

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