CNBC October 3, 2020
Kif Leswing

Key Points

– New York and New Jersey both released Covid-19 apps this week, bringing the total to 10 states that have published alert apps using technology from the Apple-Google partnership.

– Covid apps are starting to catch on six months after the system was first announced because it is becoming faster and easier for governments to build the apps.

– New York and New Jersey’s apps also work across some state lines, addressing a major issue with the early versions. 

Six months after it was announced, the tech that Apple and Google built for sending Covid-19 exposure alerts to smartphones is finally gaining momentum in the United States.

New York and New Jersey both released Covid-19 alert apps this...

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