June 18 - 14:06
UK's troubled virus-tracing app flips to Apple/Google model
The UK government's beleaguered coronavirus tracing app will no longer be built on a centralised model, and instead leverage technology provided by Apple and Google. Originally due in May, the app will now reportedly not be ready until winter. The move will (eventually) allow cross-border interoperability with similar systems rolled out elsewhere in Europe, notably Ireland and Germany.
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