Rappler's latest stories on contact tracing
Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong plans to bring his tested contact tracing strategy nationwide as he trains more tracers in interviewing and using a new digital 'contract tracing e-system'
City Administrator Aldrin Quebec says the Tacloban COVID-19 SCAN System will not only help the city government, but also commercial establishments in identifying people who are potentially exposed to the new virus
The fake coronavirus apps are designed to 'steal banking credentials and personal data'
Data exposed in the flaw includes users' ID numbers, location and infection status, vulnerable to hackers
Qatar's contact tracing app goes considerably further – it forces Android users to permit access to their picture and video galleries, while also allowing the app to make unprompted calls
The two US firms say 22 countries have asked so far to use their platform, and they expect more to come on board in the coming weeks
Using constantly changing tracing keys and long, random numbers to track contact between phones, Apple and Google hope to keep users of the system from being personally identifiable
(UPDATED) Experts herald the COVIDSafe app as a way of improving authorities' ability to track new outbreaks of the disease
Let’s discuss contact tracing apps and how using technology to track a pandemic's spread virtually can cause people to worry if the tech is being used properly
Contact tracing has some potential to lead to a more selective quarantine that does not require everyone to remain in place, but may also be open to trolling and privacy abuse
Contact tracing apps emerge as possible solutions to making large-scale contact tracing possible but privacy advocates and experts also warn that they may become vessels of privacy abuse if left untended
Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles says that this will strengthen the country’s contact tracing efforts