All things Boris: has it really come to this?

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Re: All things Boris: has it really come to this?

Post by JimC » Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:26 pm

But, on a positive note, he does like our delicious TimTam biscuits... :tea:
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Re: All things Boris: has it really come to this?

Post by NineBerry » Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:42 am

Boris Johnson has turned to Germany for help to rescue the UK’s troubled plans for a contact-tracing app to curb coronavirus – despite claiming it’s technology does not work properly.

Berlin’s ambassador in London has revealed his government had “discussed possible cooperation” with Matt Hancock, the health secretary.

“Germany’s corona app has been up and running since 16 June,” Andreas Michaelis tweeted, adding: “Experts have intensified contacts and look into moving forward together”.

The move comes despite the prime minister refusing to retract a much-ridiculed claim that “no country currently has a functioning track and trace app”.

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Post by pErvinalia » Tue Jun 30, 2020 10:51 am

Australia's is still borked, as far as I know. Doesn't work properly on iPhones.
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Post by NineBerry » Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:04 am

You need to switch to using the Google/Apple API. it's the only way out can work reliably on iPhone and newer Androids

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Post by JimC » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:27 pm

pErvinalia wrote:
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Australia's is still borked, as far as I know. Doesn't work properly on iPhones.
Yeah, Bron downloaded the Aussie app onto her iPhone, and it won't work.
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Post by Scot Dutchy » Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:56 am

Is anyone surprised? This is not news. As I have been saying for years that is why the tories wanted Brexit. The EU was investigating the corruption concerning off-shore accounts and was getting too close.
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Post by Alan B » Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:35 pm

Yeah. I think I mentioned something along those lines last year (or was the year before?).
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Post by Scot Dutchy » Wed Jul 01, 2020 8:56 pm

Alan B wrote:
Wed Jul 01, 2020 7:35 pm
Yeah. I think I mentioned something along those lines last year (or was the year before?).
Of course you did Alan. Like me you know what is Brexit is about. Its about corruption pure and simple.
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