Euro technology Apple and Google are making their COVID-19 exposure tech available to public health agencies, which means you’ll soon have access to contact tracing apps (GOOG, GOOGL, APPL)

Apple and Google are rolling out their exposure notification API so that public health agencies can start including the technology in their apps.22 countries have been given access to the API along with three US states, the companies said.It’s the first major phase of the technology. Apple and Google have spent weeks finessing the privacy…

Euro technology How speculation around COVID-19 immunity passports sparked an arms race among digital ID startups

As the COVID-19 pandemic keeps dozens of nations suspended in lockdown, immunity passports have been mooted as one way of bringing the crisis under control. The basic idea of an immunity passport is to link an individual’s identity with their COVID-19 test status, potentially allowing those who have recovered from the virus to return to normal…

Euro technology France attacked Apple for not helping to build its contact-tracing app

French digital minister Cedric O attacked Apple during an interview on Tuesday, saying the tech giant has been uncooperative in helping France to build its contact-tracing app.The app is due to launch on June 2, and although O said it will work on all devices, he added: “Apple could have helped us to make sure…

Euro technology Starling’s plan to reach profitability in early 2021 and launch an IPO have been delayed by the coronavirus

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Euro technology RBS is shuttering its standalone digital bank Bó due to coronavirus fallout

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Banking Briefing subscribers earlier this morning.To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here.Stay up-to-date with our latest coverage on the impacts of coronavirus on technology, marketing, and the digital economy here.RBS announced during its Q1…