Politico: How Google and Apple outflanked governments in the race to build coronavirus apps

Politico: How Google and Apple outflanked governments in the race to build coronavirus apps. “In the digital fight against COVID-19, Big Tech squared off against governments — and won. As policymakers around Europe pushed to develop smartphone apps to track the spread of the coronavirus, Apple and Google flexed their muscles by laying out conditions for building the tools, which are now set to be rolled out across the bloc and beyond by early June.”