3D printed coronavirus model and Google logo are placed near an Apple Macbook Pro in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. Photo: Reuters
3D printed coronavirus model and Google logo are placed near an Apple Macbook Pro in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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Start-up Blyncsy risks clash with Apple, Google over coronavirus contact tracing app royalties

  • Utah-based Blyncsy says it has exclusive business rights to the use of electronic devices for tracing people with Covid-19
  • But the company faces a serious uphill battle if it tries to protect the patent, practitioners say

3D printed coronavirus model and Google logo are placed near an Apple Macbook Pro in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. Photo: Reuters
3D printed coronavirus model and Google logo are placed near an Apple Macbook Pro in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. Photo: Reuters
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