(Verge) - Google is not working with the US government in building a nationwide website to help people determine whether and how to get a novel coronavirus test, despite what [POTUS] said in the course of issuing an emergency declaration .. ⁦
Google confirms that it is not building a nationwide coronavirus screening website, contrary to what Trump announced. Another Alphabet company, Verily, has an early project that only works in the Bay Area. with the scoop
Update: contrary to Trump’s claim, Google is not building a nationwide coronavirus screening website
NEW: I spoke with Project Verily about the website it is building -- it's just for the bay area and it's very limited in scope. Not at all what Trump promised. Story updated here
really sounding like Trump straight-up lied about the thing Google was building
Despite President Trump's claim that Google is putting together a website to screen for coronavirus testing, it turns out: a.) it's not Google b.) it's not a nationwide site c.) it's just for the Bay area d.) it's in "early stages of development"
Contrary to Trump’s claim, Google is not building a nationwide coronavirus screening website
Also just to make this even more extremely clear: our story has a Verily spokesperson *on the record* saying the site is not ready, was not meant to be announced this way, and will only be for the Bay Area if and when it does arrive. Trump lied.
What Trump promised about the Google testing website bears almost no relationship to reality
So one thousand eight hundred (1800) Google engineers are not building a single website?
He can’t tell the truth. Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham & the spineless have blood on their hands for allowing this to continue. — Contrary to Trump’s claim, Google is not building a nationwide coronavirus screening website - The Verge
Contrary to Trump’s claim, Google is not building a nationwide coronavirus screening website - The Verge
Narrator: Google is not building a website.
About those Google website-related press conference claims today... Shows importance of government (basic job of protecting public) being directly involved in public health outreach, communication efforts. via
Contrary to Trump’s claim, Google is not building a nationwide coronavirus screening website.
but what about those 1700 engineers who are building a website, "it will be done very fast, unlike websites in the past"
Contrary to Trump’s claim, Google is not building a nationwide coronavirus screening website
"Contrary to Trump’s claim, Google is not building a nationwide coronavirus screening website"
Contrary to Trump’s claim, Google is not building a nationwide coronavirus screening website
This seems like a big deal
In the time it takes Verily to get this triage site up, the highest-leverage week in the epidemic will have passed, and volunteers will have launched their own site already
Here’s the apparent genesis of this fibberooni thanks to