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UK ditches homegrown COVID-19 tracing app to use Google-Apple model

UK ditches homegrown COVID-19 tracing app to use Google-Apple model

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will switch to the Apple and Google model for its COVID-19 test-and-trace app, ditching an attempt to develop an app by itself after the homegrown system did not work well enough on Apple’s iPhone, the government said on Thursday. The test-and-trace programme is key to reopening the country but has been [...]

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Robinhood trading app back online after major outage

Robinhood trading app back online after major outage

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Robinhood Markets Inc, the fintech startup credited with helping popularize trading with millennials, said on Thursday it resolved an issue that had caused a “major outage” on its platform earlier in the day. “Our systems have been fully restored and our app and web platforms are now functional. We apologize for [...]

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UK ditches COVID-19 app model to use Google-Apple system, BBC says

UK ditches COVID-19 app model to use Google-Apple system, BBC says

LONDON (Reuters) – The British government will switch to Apple and Google technology for its test-and-trace app, ditching its current system in a U-turn for the troubled programme, the BBC reported on Thursday. The test-and-trace programme is seen as a key measure to reopen the country, but has also been dogged by criticism after the [...]

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