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Google and Apple launching coronavirus contact-tracing system for iOS and Android - The Verge

theverge.com/2020/4/10/21216484/google-apple-coronavirus-contract-tracing-bluetooth-location-tracking-data-app
Google and Apple are introducing an API to allow Bluetooth LE-based coronavirus exposure contact tracing through official public health authority apps and later as a lower-level feature of iOS and Android. The system could help warn users if they were around someone diagnosed with COVID-19.

What is Differential Privacy? – A Few Thoughts on Cryptographic Engineering

blog.cryptographyengineering.com/2016/06/15/what-is-differential-privacy/
Yesterday at the WWDC keynote, Apple announced a series of new security and privacy features, including one feature that's drawn a bit of attention -- and confusion. Specifically, Apple announced that they will be using a technique called "Differential Privacy" (henceforth: DP) to improve the privacy of their data collection practices. The reaction to this…