10 august 2020

How techies used Bluetooth’s most annoying trait to build Israel’s new COVID app


A peek under the hood of Israel’s new app, now downloaded by more than a million people, which tracks and traces while keeping the government locked out of our phonesExploiting Bluetooth’s biggest downside to their benefit, Israeli programmers say they have built a state coronavirus tracking app that keeps the government firmly locked out of our phones.Israeli citizens are facing a major push by the state to download an overhauled version of the HaMagen app for tracking movement, which warns [...]