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Apple and Google release phone technology to notify users of coronavirus exposure | The Guardian

Apple and Google have released long-awaited smartphone technology to automatically notify people if they might have been exposed to the coronavirus.The companies had announced the unprecedented collaboration to leverage their technology to help trace and contain the spread of coronavirus last month, and say 22 countries and several US states are already planning to build voluntary phone apps using their software.

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Reddit is testing Community Points, a blockchain based system to encourage on platform engagement | Digital Information World

Social media platforms have not yet been able to integrate blockchain-based technology in their operations in any practical way. Facebook is working on its Libra Project, while Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is seen to be a significant advocate for cryptocurrencies. However, it seems that Reddit has found a way to use this technology.

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Sundar Pichai on Managing Google through the pandemic - The Interview | The Verge

Like all big tech companies, Google and Alphabet are playing an outsized role in our lives as the coronavirus pandemic continues. Whether it’s helping people find reliable information in search, working with the government on testing, building an exposure-tracking system into Android and iOS in partnership with Apple, or battling misinformation on YouTube, Google’s capability — and responsibility — has never been greater.