Data Digest: Location Data, App Development, and Population Data and Coronavirus
Privacy concerns around tracking the outbreak, creating an app for healthcare providers, and using data to find potential hotspots.
- By Upside Staff
- April 7, 2020
A U.K. privacy watchdog group says the government can use location data to track the spread of the coronavirus with some limitations.
Read more at ZDNet
Microsoft has helped a Seattle-area healthcare provider quickly roll out a new app to help track resources needed for COVID-19.
Read more at Geek Wire
Researchers at the University of Chicago are using COVID-19 data to identify U.S. counties that may be disproportionally hit by the disease.
Read more at Scientific American