This is how the data donation app of the Robert Koch Institute works

Berlin The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) wants to gain new insights into the spread of coronavirus infections in Germany with the help of fitness wristbands and computer watches. To this end, the RKI presented the “Corona Data Donation” app on Tuesday, which can access data from the devices. The use of the app is voluntary, […]

This is how the data donation app of the Robert Koch Institute works

Berlin The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) wants to gain new insights into the spread of coronavirus infections in Germany with the help of fitness wristbands and computer watches. To this end, the RKI presented the “Corona Data Donation” app on Tuesday, which can access data from the devices. The use of the app is voluntary, […]

New account interfaces are moving forward in small steps

Market participants welcome the possibility of a transition period because an abrupt changeover could lead to technical problems. At the customer’s request, so-called third-party service providers and other banks access the accounts via the interfaces. For example, they offer multibanking apps, analyze the creditworthiness of customers in advance of granting a loan, or execute payment […]

Internet industry wants to advertise warning app

Berlin The internet association eco with its more than 1,000 member companies wants to advertise a campaign for the use of mobile phone data in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. “I support the idea of ​​using a campaign to draw attention to an anti-corona app and thereby gain more users,” eco CEO Oliver Süme […]

The home office works with these four open source tools

Teamwork Programmers develop open source solutions for digital teamwork, such as here at the annual Chaos Computer Club congress. Dusseldorf Many companies are currently in the stress test. The short-term move to the home office due to the corona crisis surprised many companies. In many cases, the digital systems were not designed for permanent work […]

How the Robert Koch Institute could track infected people

Dusseldorf The idea is simple: the faster you know who has been in contact with people who have been infected with the corona virus, the faster the chain of infection can be stopped. In countries such as China, South Korea and Singapore, governments are already using apps to track the movement patterns of people with […]

Customers report incorrect debits from PayPal via Google Pay

Pay with your mobile phone Customers can also deposit a PayPal account in the Google payment app. (Photo: Mastercard) Frankfurt One time for 646.75 euros, another time for 461.96 euros – and often several transactions follow one another that are not wanted: quite a few German users of the payment service Google Pay complain about […]