Eight states to offer digital IDs on Apple devices

by • 2 months ago

Led by Arizona and Georgia, a group of states will soon allow residents to upload their driver's licenses to the Wallet app.

Apple to add digital driver's licenses to iPhones

by • 5 months ago

The company said iPhone owners from "participating states" will be able to scan their government IDs into their devices as part of an iOS update.

South Carolina, Apple to build computer labs promoting digital equity

by • 7 months ago

The state plans to use pandemic relief funds to build computer labs for people who live near the University of South Carolina and a historically Black college.

25 percent of California adults are using state's contact tracing app

by • 10 months ago

California boasts the highest contact-tracing app activation rate of any state in the country, with more than 8 million users, officials said.

Apple, Google: Contact tracing to become standard smartphone feature

by • 1 year ago

Nevada, Maryland, Virginia and D.C. will be the first to use a version of the tech giants' jointly developed API that does not require the installation of an app.

Nevada joins states using Apple-Google API for contact tracing app

by • 1 year ago

The state is the latest to publish a smartphone app based on the tech giants' joint programming kit in an attempt to track the spread of COVID-19.

Virginia launches first statewide contact tracing app using Apple-Google platform

by • 1 year ago

The Covidwise app, which runs on the tech giants' Bluetooth-based API, is being made available to all Virginia residents, Gov. Ralph Northam said.

Alabama launches contact tracing app based on Google-Apple API

by • 1 year ago

The app will be targeted at students returning to the state's college campuses. Meanwhile Google says as many as 20 states are developing apps based on the API.

Privacy concerns have states taking it slow on contact tracing apps

by • 1 year ago

Some states have built contact tracing apps, but a decades-old manual process is the norm in most places as officials address widespread privacy concerns.