How states can stand up reliable contact tracing programs at scale
A new partnership between Okta and Work.com allows public partners to quickly and easily deploy a comprehensive contact tracing solution in weeks.
25 percent of California adults are using state's contact tracing app
California boasts the highest contact-tracing app activation rate of any state in the country, with more than 8 million users, officials said.
Utah's troubled COVID-19 tech contracts could spur procurement reform
A report from the state's legislative auditor this week showed that departments did not communicate effectively as they rushed into no-bid technology contracts necessitated by the pandemic.
LA's use of Citizen for contact tracing has some privacy advocates worried
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the selection of Citizen, a company that uses GPS to track users' locations, as the city's contact-tracing app vendor.
Apple, Google: Contact tracing to become standard smartphone feature
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
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.
Pennsylvania to pilot Google-Apple contact tracing app next week
Built using the same API jointly released by Google and Apple in May, Pennsylvania officials will test the app first with a wide release slated for next month.
Virginia launches first statewide contact tracing app using Apple-Google platform
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
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.