Pennsylvania to cut ties with contact-tracing vendor after data compromise
The commonwealth said it will discontinue its relationship with Insight Global after employees shared information using an "unauthorized collaboration channel."
Google made vaccine management software for state and local agencies
Google Cloud's new suite of predictive analytics and logistics tools are designed to help state and local agencies manage their vaccine distribution plans.
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.