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Singapore government prefers homegrown contact-tracing system over Apple and Google apps

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 16 Jun 2020 03:27
  • 17 Jun 2020 20:55
Although Apple and Google’s Covid-19 exposure-notification system was initially inspired by Singapore’s Bluetooth-powered contact tracing app, the Southeast Asian government has said the new system does not meet its needs. 

“It is a good and innovative system designed by some of the brightest minds in Silicon Valley. However, after careful consideration, we decided

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