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Contact-tracing apps are being developed faster than you can say lockdown, but what are the implications?
White-collar workers stepping back into their offices as lockdowns ease may soon start their day with a new ritual — switching on their phone and tapping on an employee app.
While governments are scrambling to test contact-tracing apps, a technology designed to track down chains of infection and quarantine people who might have come into contact with Covid-19, businesses are searching for solutions to manage the spread of the virus within their workforces.
It is a potentially huge market, which has emerged almost overnight, but which could already be worth up to $4bn (about R74,3bn) in the US alone, according to analyst estimates...