The apps use the same underlying source code developed by NearForm

The Covid tracing app developed by NearForm for use in Northern Ireland is now able to swap data with similar apps rolled out in Scotland and Jersey. (...)

Jersey joins the North, Scotland and Gibraltar in using Nearform’s code for its contact tracing app. Photograph: iStock

Waterford-based technology company Nearform has announced the launch of another contact tracing app, this time for Jersey. The Government of Jersey w(...)

More than 1.72m people have already downloaded Covid Tracker Ireland, making it the most successfully-adopted contact tracing app launch in the world. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

A contact tracing app developed by Waterford-based tech company Nearform is set to go live in Pennsylvania, marking the first use of the the Irish tec(...)

The HSE’s Covid-19 tracker app

Ireland’s contact tracing app could soon be used to help deal with the coronavirus outbreak raging in the United States, with app developers in Nearfo(...)

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties says  there are “serious” privacy  concerns about the underlying technology on Android phones. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties says that there are “serious concerns” about the underlying technology on Android phones for the HSE’s Covid-19 (...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly launches the official HSE Covid Tracker contact tracing app at the Department of Health in Dublin on July 7th. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland has donated the code for its contact tracing app to the Linux Foundation Public Health initiative as part of an attempt to suppress the corona(...)