Public support vital to contact tracing apps: Can NHSx provide this?

Public support vital to contact tracing apps: Can NHSx provide this?

Even a newly constructed app using the Apple-Google software API (something NHSx is working on) is unlikely to solve all the issues the app has encountered, and it’s questionable whether new version will incite the public support needed.

Apple and Google create contact tracing API that preserves privacy to fight COVID-19

Apple and Google create contact tracing API that preserves privacy to fight COVID-19

Apple and Google have been working together for the last few months on a not-so-secret project to combat the COVID-19 pandemic which uses LE Bluetooth for contact tracing while still preserving privacy.

Apple Announces 'Sign in With Apple' for Signing into Apps Using Your Apple ID

Apple Announces 'Sign in With Apple' for Signing into Apps Using Your Apple ID

Apple is releasing a new API to allow developers to add the new sign-in function to their apps for a more convenient way of logging in using Face ID without revealing additional personal information. The new sign-in feature is coming with Apple's new operating systems this fall and will be available across macOS, iOS, and through websites.

Why data, not privacy, is the real danger

Why data, not privacy, is the real danger

"That’s why I chose a new life.” Now, working at CHT with former Google ethicist Tristan Harris, Raskin spends his days grappling with the power companies have in predicting and shaping human behavior.

23andMe Will No Longer Let App Developers Read Your DNA Data

23andMe Will No Longer Let App Developers Read Your DNA Data

Developers of health apps, weight loss services and quantified self tests have been able to use 23andMe's anonymized data sets since 2012, when the company announced the opening of its application programming interface (API).