Jacob Goldstein and Gabe Totino discuss the current uses of social network analysis in identity verification, the limitations of social verification and the potential of social data to build trust in the sharing economy and online business.Read More
Software patent litigation can cost companies millions of dollars that could otherwise be used for hiring new employees, creating new services and products, and ultimately helping grow the U.S. economy.
Due to help from the Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy (BLIP) Clinic, a participating school in The Law School Patent Troll Defense Network administered by the Application Developers Alliance, 911 Notify dropped the lawsuit.Read More
Jacob Goldstein and Pete Johnson discuss gaze tracking and app design, including the hardware and software used, the process of using gaze tracking and the ways that behavioral tracking technology can create better apps.Read More
Dan Nelson, Founder and CEO of KPass, sits down with Jacob Goldstein to discuss children's data privacy in entertainment, the use of targeted advertising, and the changing way we consume media.Read More
On July 31st in London the Apps Alliance hosted its first event in Europe, The Cloud Conundrum Developer Workshop. The room was filled with developers exchanging ideas on the function of the cloud in the app ecosystem.Read More
The opportunity for app developers to build app businesses outside of their home countries is enormous. All over the world, rapidly-growing markets are ripe for new users, higher app store rankings, and the possibility of lucrative app monetization. Diving into these app markets, however, must be approached with caution. This week, the Apps Alliance staff focused on the challenge of taking an app global and how to adapt in local markets.Read More
The Media and Entertainment Working Group released a new infographic on the Changing Entertainment Landscape.
The infographic highlights opportunities for developers in the media and entertainment environment by comparing data on how consumers engage with media through various devices.
While better patent examinations will help reduce the number of vague and overly broad patents approved in the future, patent trolls are already armed with previously issued, poor-quality patents. Congress should act to finally put an end to the patent troll problem.Read More