Apple and Google join forces on COVID-19 contract tracing

Friday, April 17, 2020 - 4:17pm


Two of the world’s biggest tech giants say they’re joining forces to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Google and Apple last week announced they’re working together to improve the technology to do what’s known in the public health world as “contact tracing.” The World’s Lydia Emmanouilidou reports on what this means for privacy and for the digital tools governments are already using.