Will Mobile Advertising be the Beginning of the End for Google? Smartphones in installed base, usage, and revenue potential are dominating the web. The question is no longer when, where, or how, but only by how much.
WHY PRIVACY MATTERS EVEN FOR LAWFUL PEOPLE In previous post, we showed how to access to the data collected on your behalf. But, if OS provider gave access to their tracking methodology, this transparency doesn’t solve the problem, but merely underlines it. Here’s why privacy matters, even if you have nothing to hide.
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT IT ? HOW TO ACCESS TO IT ? HOW TO PREVENT IT ? Big data, mobile, personalization, and GPS have put our personal information at the fingertips of private companies, and in turn, government agencies. A quarter century after the end of the communism it is ironic to see that capitalism is the new threat for privacy. Recently Apple and Google gave us a way to access most of the data they harvest
Unlike a few years ago when the app market was in its infancy, the main challenge is no longer making it on to the virtual shelves, but rather surviving once a user downloads the app. The store is an easy threshold to reach. Once done, two other barriers block an application’s success, leading to the 99.998% death rate among apps.