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Apple releases aggregated mobility data from Apple Maps to help track Covid-19 measures

Wednesday 15 April 2020 | 09:41 CET | News
Apple is introducing another tool in the fight against Covid-19. The company is making mobility data from Apple Maps available to help authorities track the effectiveness of confinement measures to slow the spread of the virus. 

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