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Japan launches COVID-19 contact tracing app developed by Microsoft

Saturday 20 June 2020 | 11:05 CET | News
Japan's government has introduced a COVID-19 contact tracing app for iOS and Android device users. The 'COVID-19 Contact App' or 'COCOA' was developed by Microsoft engineers, according to Nikkei. These engineers were hired in May after Google and Apple's conditions reportedly led the government to abandon the work done by a Tokyo-based team in favor of Microsoft.

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Companies: Apple / Microsoft
Countries: Japan
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