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Reuters TechnologyMay 25, 2020
Latvia to launch Google-Apple friendly coronavirus contact tracing app
Latvia aims to become one of the first countries to launch a smartphone app using a new toolkit created by U.S. tech giants Apple and Alphabet's Google to help trace coronavirus infections.

ComputerWorldMay 22, 2020
Google and Apple release contact tracing app API
Google and Apple delivered their contact tracing app API to public health agencies across the globe. The apps would allow Bluetooth pings between smartphones within six and a half feet of each other. And in theory, these apps would notify you if you had been in close contact with someone diagnosed with COVID-19. In practice, public health authorities will have to encourage around 60% people in a given state or country to download the app in order to meaningfully conduct contact tracing/exposure notification. Computerworld executive editor Ken Mingis and PCWorld/Macworld's Michael Simon join Juliet to discuss Apple and Google's unprecedented collaboration, privacy concerns and how state and federal governments will utilize the API. 

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