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AR contact lenses are the holy grail of sci-fi tech. Mojo is making them real – Digital Trends

AR contact lenses are the holy grail of sci-fi tech. Mojo is making them...

Mojo AREvery technology has its trade-offs. The key to success is making sure that the benefits are so great that the trade-offs seem like minor nitpicks by comparison. Steve Sinclair, the senior vice president of product and marketing at a Silicon Valley startup called Mojo Vision, is excited about the technology his company is developing.…
Coronavirus contact tracing poses serious threats to our privacy – The Conversation CA

Coronavirus contact tracing poses serious threats to our privacy – The Conversation CA

We are all wondering how COVID-19 will end. We will not likely return to normal without a broadly distributed vaccine, which is a bracing proposition. It is also becoming increasingly clear that we will have to find a way to trace transmission and maybe even enforce individual quarantines in the interim. I want to say…
Here’s How Contact Tracing Will Work on iPhones and Android Phones – PCMag

Here’s How Contact Tracing Will Work on iPhones and Android Phones – PCMag

(Image: Shutterstock) We all want to stop the spread of the coronavirus and end the pandemic crisis. Contact-tracing is one way to do this, and Google and Apple are working on a cross-platform contact-tracing system for iPhones and Android smartphones that will be available via official health apps. This system has not yet rolled out.…
Hands-on with UK’s NHS contact tracing app as the test goes live – 9to5Mac

Hands-on with UK’s NHS contact tracing app as the test goes live – 9to5Mac

Britain’s standalone NHS contact tracing app has gone live on the Apple and Google app stores in order to allow real-life tests to be conducted. Anyone can download and run the app, but it will only accept positive coronavirus diagnosis reports from those in the test area on the Isle of Wight, a small island…
Smart contact lens startup Mojo Vision raises $51M

Smart contact lens startup Mojo Vision raises $51M

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Apple contact tracing has ‘blindspots’ as companies mull badges and wristbands – 9to5Mac

Apple contact tracing has ‘blindspots’ as companies mull badges and wristbands – 9to5Mac

The joint Google/Apple contact tracing API for coronavirus has ‘a stunning blindspot’ claims one company working on a rival approach designed for adoption by businesses for their own employees, as a second company says there is good reason for companies to use a location-based approach. Not everyone has a smartphone, says Microshare, which is instead proposing…

Vietnam’s contact tracing app broadcasting a fixed ID

Prologue Bluezone (Android, iOS) is a Bluetooth-based contact tracing app sponsored by the Government of Vietnam and developed by a coalition of local tech companies and the Ministry of Information and Communications. The developers claim that the app is designed to alert people who may have come in contact with the virus while keeping their identity anonymous.…
Could contact tracing bring the US out of lockdown?

Could contact tracing bring the US out of lockdown?

South Korea and the United States reported their first cases of Covid-19 on the same day. Yet while most Americans remain under stay-at-home orders, many in South Korea are doing what seems unthinkable in the US — returning to their offices. South Korea has often been touted as rolling out one of the best national…
Contact tracing apps are coming whether we like it or not

Contact tracing apps are coming whether we like it or not

Plus, I think everyone sucks at security and few things are as bad as app security. I know this can be done right. I understand the security, privacy and cultural constraints of how to make a contact tracing app successful while not trampling our human rights. But does anyone pushing us to the inevitability of…
Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Contact Tracing API Available From April 28 – MacRumors

Apple CEO Tim Cook Says Contact Tracing API Available From April 28 – MacRumors

Following a conference call with Apple CEO Tim Cook, EU industry leader Thierry Breton has said in a statement that Apple has a "responsibility" to make sure that contact tracing apps work on its iPhones, reports Reuters.Image via @ThierryBreton It is "the responsibility of companies such as Apple to do their utmost to develop suitable…

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In with Galaxy S20, out with the Galaxy S11? Samsung shouldn’t...

Samsung's next phone may not be called the Galaxy S11 after all. Angela Lang/CNET Samsung can credit the Galaxy S line with securing its place as the world's top smartphone brand. But after more than a decade, rumors say the company is almost certainly shaking up the way it names its Galaxy S devices. The Galaxy…

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