Google and Apple collaborate to fight against COVID-19 through contact tracing technology. Both tech-giants have collaborated to enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of the Corona Virus, with user privacy and security central to the design.
Google and Apple will be launching a comprehensive solution that includes application programming interfaces (APIs) and operating system-level technology to assist in enabling contact tracing. Contact tracing is a valuable tool to help contain COVID-19 spread. The joint initiative by Apple and Google will contribute to the cause.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Google CEO: Sundar Pichai; Headquarters: California, United States.
- Apple Inc. CEO: Tim Cook; Headquarters of Apple Inc: California, USA.