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COVIDSafe app tests revealed iPhone performance issues at launch that weren’t shared with the public

Documents released by the Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) reveal the app’s ability to communicate between two locked iPhones was rated as “poor” as of April 26, which means at launch, its own tests suggested it logged encounters at a rate of 25 per cent or below. Source: COVIDSafe app tests revealed iPhone performance issues at …

How to Stop Google From Tracking Your Location | WIRED

If, like most people, you thought Google stopped tracking your location once you turned off Location History in your account settings, you were wrong. According to an AP investigation published Monday, even if you disable Location History, the search giant still tracks you every time you open Google Maps, get certain automatic weather updates, or …

Australian government admits its COVIDSafe app doesn’t work on iOS | iMore

The Australian government has admitted that its COVIDSafe app will not work without Apple and Google’s framework on iOS. Despite facts and logic, the Australian government repeatedly claimed the app would work. The country is now planning to update the app, integrating Apple and Google’s framework. Source: Australian government admits its COVIDSafe app doesn’t work …