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After months of planning to track the coronavirus outbreak without the help of Silicon Valley, the UK is doing a U-turn.
The UK is swapping its centralized contact-tracing app for one based on Google and Apple’s model, the BBC reports. The U-turn follows growing concerns about the British government’s plans to use custom-made software and send the data to a central database. Cybersecurity experts spotted numerous security flaws in the system, and trials of the app exposed a range of technical issues. Apple and Google’s tech has been promoted as more privacy-focused, and is attracting a growing list of countries....
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The UK has given up building a centralized coronavirus contacts tracing app and will instead switch to a decentralized app architecture, the BBC has reported. This suggests its any future app will be capable of plugging into the joint ‘exposure notification’ API which has been developed in recent weeks by Apple and Google. The UK’s [