U.S. government joins the Tech Industry to coagulate smartphone location to take a tug of war with coronavirus

U.S. government joins the Tech Industry to coagulate smartphone location to take a tug of war with coronavirus

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The US governmental wings are taking a conversation with the technological industry that includes Facebook, Google, IBM, Twitter, Uber, Apple, and other subsidiary agencies. The said government is trying to harness public health leaders from Harvard and other institutions.

President Trump is trying to take the support and assistance of tech companies and reverend health experts to share the location of the Americans to fight it off with the novel coronavirus. The real head of the country, President Donald Trump wants this coagulation to check whether the residents of America are maintaining safe distances after the outbreak if the pandemic or not. The health experts in the developed country, U.S. urges to compile the data in an aggregated form that could further stop the spread of the infection. Scrutinizing the mobile phones of the smartphone owners can assert a powerful tool to track the social activities of infected people.

More than 180,000 people are under the red flag of the pandemic

According to the statistics upheld now, more than 180,000 people are under the red flag of the pandemic, coronavirus. The government is well aware of the fact the merging of tech companies with public health care for getting real-time whereabouts might leave Americans uncomfortable. According to the White House, public health officials and Josh Mendelsohn (Partner at Venture Capital Firm Hangar), the main task of the simple mission is to ‘lessen the impact of this disease’.

For now, the U.S. government is only interested in evaluating the patterns of people’s movements. The government officials are extending the principle of social dispersal to make sure the restaurant timings and the traffic patterns are not out of control. Johnny Luu, spokesman releases in one of the statements that in any partnership there will not be ‘sharing of any resident’s location, contacts or movement’. The officials added to insights raised that the health officers, scientists, and researchers to curb the transmission of the heinous disease, covid-19.

U.S. government joins the Tech Industry to coagulate smartphone location to take a tug of war with coronavirus
U.S. government joins the Tech Industry to coagulate smartphone location to take a tug of war with coronavirus

 

In a private meeting on Sunday, investors, tech executives, and entrepreneurs discussed various ideas to map the disease that includes Apple and Google. Tech giants led by the New York-based firm and Silicon Valley capitalist Ron Conway have put forth public-oriented methodologies and versions. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have yet not released any comment on the issue related to distance learning and telehealth.

The U.S. Chief Technology Officer, Michael Kratsios has sent out a positive signal to leverage the technical experts of IBM, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Google and other leaders in the country. The US officials are taking stringent approaches to obstruct the passing up of rumoured theories in social media sites. At the outbreak of the pandemic situation, Trump responds aggressively to foreign misinformation.

Google on Tuesday has made a statement that it has not shared any anonymized data or aggregated information. The tech experts shared that the project is in its early stages. The country is aiming to soothe the serious medical issue in every way possible. The President aims to render instant and equivocal solutions that will save lives immediately. Merging of tech companies with the public health care sector will be an ‘antibiotic resistance on the business model.

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