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Apple and Google Reached an Important Milestone in Contact-Tracing Tech. How to Harness It at Work

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If you're open for business right now, you're probably getting pretty used to uncertainty. You're taking employees' and consumers' temperatures; you've established back up plans in case supply lines shut off; and employees are ready to return to quarantine at home if need be. Tech-enabled contact tracing is just one more layer of protection--and it's fixing to get better.

In mid-September, the tech giants launched Phase Two of their exposure notification system, which uses Bluetooth technology on mobile devices to aid in contact tracing efforts. In effect, if you or your employees come within six feet of someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus, your phone will alert you--and you don't need to download an app to get the notification.

While this is not a program businesses sign up for--all........

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