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NHS Covid-19 app update blocked for breaking Apple and Google’s rules

NHS Covid-19 app update blocked for breaking Apple and Google’s rules

Technology
PA MediaAn update to England and Wales's contact tracing app has been blocked for breaking the terms of an agreement made with Apple and Google.The plan had been to ask users to upload logs of venue check-ins - carried out via poster barcode scans - if they tested positive for the virus. This could be used to warn others.The update had been timed to coincide with the relaxation of lockdown rules.But the two firms had explicitly banned such a function from the start.Under the terms that all health authorities signed up to in order to use Apple and Google's privacy-centric contact-tracing tech, they had to agree not to collect any location data via the software. As a result, Apple and Google refused to make the update available for download from their app stores last week, and have instead k...
Manchester United transfer news LIVE: Jesse Lingard completes loan move to West Ham, Amad Diallo in line for Under-23s debut, Mikel Arteta’s Aubameyang update

Manchester United transfer news LIVE: Jesse Lingard completes loan move to West Ham, Amad Diallo in line for Under-23s debut, Mikel Arteta’s Aubameyang update

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talkSPORT.com brings you the latest Manchester United transfer news, gossip and rumours. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have been flying high over the the past few months – and even beat Liverpool in the FA Cup last weekend – but they suffered a shock home defeat on Wednesday to the Premier League’s bottom club Sheffield United. Next up is a tough trip to Arsenal, which is live on talkSPORT at 17.30 on Saturday evening. Keep up to date with all the latest Manchester United goings on in our blog below… Let's block ads! (Why?) talkSPORT
US tech stocks surge as Apple, Amazon and Facebook update on progress

US tech stocks surge as Apple, Amazon and Facebook update on progress

Technology
US tech stocks have enjoyed a strong rally on Wall Street in advance of earnings reports from some of the biggest names in the business.Just a day after share values endured a global shock over tightening coronavirus restrictions, investors eagerly awaited updates on the progress made by the big earners of 2020 - Facebook, Amazon and Apple, to name a few. They have enjoyed share surges of 36%, 74% and 58% respectively in the year to date, while many traditional stocks have struggled to even tread water given the COVID carnage. The FTSE 100 index in London, by reason of comparison, has lost a quarter of its value. Image: Tech stocks have proved largely immune to the COVID crisis for the global economy to date Facebook and Apple saw lea...
Apple Fortnite players left behind in new update

Apple Fortnite players left behind in new update

Technology
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Eddie Howe gives update on Adam Smith after Bournemouth defender was stretchered off with head injury against Tottenham

Eddie Howe gives update on Adam Smith after Bournemouth defender was stretchered off with head injury against Tottenham

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Eddie Howe says Bournemouth’s Adam Smith is “sitting up and okay” having been stretchered off during their clash against Tottenham on Thursday. There was a lengthy stoppage in the second half with Cherries defender Smith sustaining a worrying looking injury. Having gone down after taking a powerful Harry Kane free-kick to the chest, Smith found himself in the wars moments later as he clashed with Spurs defender Ben Davies. Getty - Pool Smith appeared to sustain a head injury in the clash with Davies AFP AFP or Licensors AFP or Licensors There was no malice from Davies, who didn’t get hurt Club medics gave Smith treatment for a number of minutes before taking him off on a stretcher. It looked nasty as the player...