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Covid-19 pandemic sparks race among Israeli app developers

It is estimated that some 70 technology companies in the "startup nation" are developing responses to the new virus

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One app that has stood out so far is Hamagen, launched earlier last month. Using geolocation technology, the app informs users about any points of contact with known Covid-19 cases.

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ONE app tells you if you've been in the vicinity of a coronavirus carrier and another aims to assess whether you have Covid-19 based on the sound of your voice.

In Israel, sometimes dubbed the "startup nation" with nearly 10 per cent of workers employed in hi-tech, the...

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