The COVID-19 contact-tracing apps we were promised are finally here
After launching in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland, NearForm's app based on Apple and Google technology is arriving in some US states next month.
Contact-tracing apps have consistently been hailed by governments as a key tool in fighting the spread of, but we’ve yet to see many of them released to the public.
On Thursday morning I awoke to discover a COVID-19 contact-tracing app was finally available for me to download. Except the app I ended up downloading wasn’t the one I’d initially anticipated.