Britain’s NHS working with Google, Apple on app to track coronavirus contact: Sunday Times

Technology

FILE PHOTO: Visitors pass by the logo of Google at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech,in Paris, France May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

(Reuters) – The technology arm of Britain’s National Health Service has been working on a mobile phone app with Alphabet Inc’s Google and iPhone maker Apple that the government hopes will help in ending the coronavirus lockdown, the Sunday Times newspaper reported.

The system will use Bluetooth technology to alert those who have the app if they have been in close proximity with someone who has been tested positive for COVID-19, the newspaper reported, citing senior sources.

Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Leslie Adler

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Prepare to study in Canada
Study permit: Who can apply
Manitoba Invites 305 Canada Immigration Candidates In New PNP Draw
International Experience Canada Program To Take 20% More Applications In 2023
Quebec Issues 998 Canada Immigration Invitations To Candidates With Job Offers Outside Montreal
Prince Edward Island Draw: Province Issues 69 Canada Immigration Invitations
Highly-Qualified Immigrants Help Make Canada The G7’s Most Educated Country

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *