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Oct13 Issue: California Attorney General Launches Mobile App

Inside the October issue, Peach tells us what not to name your app, a reader tip on why ASO isn't the only choice for marketing, learn why poor analytics can kill your game launch, we talk Microsoft and Nokia, and we give you 5 reasons why HTML 5 might be the right choice for your next app development project, plus loads more don't miss it!

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GDPR and data security

Friday, September 18, 2020 by

How has the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) affected your firm during the past two years? It has been nearly that long since GDPR went into effect across Europe, applicable for any organizations handling the personal information of European citizens. Since that time, it appears to be performing well up to expectations.  Firms of all kinds find themse...


How the new US administration will effect Internet privacy

Thursday, February 2, 2017 by

NordVPN has observed a notable increase in inquiries immediately after the U.S. election and a stable growth of interest from Americans ever since.As the new U.S. President starts his four-year term, many wonder what will be the new policy on government surveillance of ordinary citizens. President Donald Trump, while being vague on his views concerning Internet privacy,...


O Brother, Where Art Thou How New Laws Are Governing the Collection and Use of Geolocation Information Inside Apps

Saturday, September 20, 2014 by

Trying to find out where someone is located is valuable information for businesses and attorneys, but there are new laws winding their way through Congress which directly impact how this information is obtained. In 2000, George Clooney appeared in the Joel and Ethan Coen comedy titled O Brother, Where Art Thou? The Coen brothers’ movie created the story as a modern...


IoT meets VR: The Next Concern Over Mobile Privacy

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 by

In the beginning of this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, it seemed as if every sponsor and vendor was introducing a product that demonstrated a deep commitment to mobile technology and its interaction with the “Internet of Things.”  Clearly, 2014 appeared to be the year mobile technology would move from a consumer’s interaction only with th...


FTC Questions Just How Much Light Flashlight App Sheds on Amount of Information Obtained from Users

Monday, December 9, 2013 by

On Friday, December 5, 2013, the FTC announced it settled charges against Goldenshores Technologies, LLC, the company behind the “Brightest Flashlight Free” App. According to the release, the app has been downloaded tens of millions of times by users of the Android operating system. The FTC claimed the company’s privacy policy failed to tell users the app collected th...


AT&T, Sprint, T Mobile, Verizon To End Most Premium Text Service Billing

Friday, November 22, 2013 by

Premium text message billing on the four largest carriers will soon be ending, hopefully putting an end to such services that have become a significant gateway for fraud, mostly in the Android market.45 states have been looking into the issue known as "cramming" for a long time now and are happy that the carriers have finally decided to help stomp out the problem.“While...


The October 2013 Issue Is Here!

Thursday, October 10, 2013 by

We are proud to announce the arrival of the latest issue of App Developer magazine....finally!Sorry for the delay in publishing everyone, I could rattle off a few reasons for the delay but I would rather get to what matters - it's here!Inside the October issue, Peach Pellen tells us what not to name your app, a reader tip on why ASO isn't the only choice ...


What Is The Apps Act of 2013

Monday, October 7, 2013 by

In January 2013, the California Attorney General issued a report entitled, Privacy on the Go; Recommendations for the Mobile Ecosystem. In the very next month, the Federal Trade Commission issued its own report, Mobile Privacy Disclosures; Building Trust Through Transparency. Finally, Congress is talking about the country’s concerns over privacy and is consid...


Courts Question Mobile App Privacy Issue

Saturday, May 11, 2013 by

On December 12, 2012 last year, the Attorney General for the State of California filed against Delta Air Lines alleging, for the first time in California, that Delta Air Lines, California’s Online Privacy Protection law when it collected personal identifiable information using its “Fly Delta” mobile application.  On May 9, 2013, the San Francisco Superior Cour...


Why do you need a privacy policy for your app Here is why

Friday, November 30, 2012 by

App devs listen up. If you don't have a privacy policy written for your application you need one! Take a look at this story of some developers in the State of California that defied an order to revile their privacy policies for their apps. When the state Attorney General in California asks you for something - you better take notice. The developers were as...