Europe’s Top IoT Start-ups Compete in Weekend Accelerator

Friday 27 March, Berlin – More than a dozen of Europe’s best connected device start-up companies will compete in Berlin this weekend at IoT{Accelerate}. The two day program is hosted by the Application Developers Alliance, Google and Ericsson, and features experts from Intel, Ford, Vision Mobile and other industry leaders in Internet of Things technologies and products. 

Apps Alliance Hosts Seattle Workshop on Generating Revenue From Apps

In light of several new reports that find as app downloads continue to rise, revenue forecasts are grim for hardworking developers, the Application Developers Alliance announces it’s hosting an App Strategy Workshop: Making Money With Apps on Feb. 13 in Seattle. 

Application Developers Alliance Encourages Developers to Attend USPTO Roundtables

Washington, D.C. (January 7, 2013) – The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced two roundtable meetings on improving the software patent system. The meetings, which will be held at Stanford University on Tuesday, February 12 and at New York University on Wednesday, February 27, offer an opportunity for app developers and other stakeholders in the app ecosystem to provide feedback and insight on the software patent system. 

App Developers Alliance Will Take Software Patent Discussion on the Road in 2013

Washington, D.C. (December XX, 2012) – Today, the Application Developers Alliance announced that it will launch a nationwide software patent roadshow in 2013. 

Application Developers Alliance Applauds FTC, DOJ for Holding Patent Troll Workshop

Washington, D.C. (December 6, 2012) – Today, the Application Developers Alliance launched a working group focused on health and medical apps. Comprised of Alliance members, the group will support growth in the medical, health, and wellness application marketplace. The working group will provide core expertise and guidance to the Alliance and its members through commissioned research, white papers, policy recommendations, and best practices.

Application Developers Alliance Holds Washington D.C. Privacy Summit

Washington, D.C. (November 28, 2012) – The Application Developers Alliance will conclude its national Privacy Summit Series in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. The final Privacy Summit will be held at 6:30 PM at Living Social and will be co-hosted locally by Hinge, Spinnakr, MoDev, Future of Privacy Forum, and The Series is sponsored nationally by TRUSTe, AT&T, and Evidon.

Last Call to Submit Apps for the First Annual Entertainment App Awards

Los Angeles, Calif. (October 22, 2012) – Developers and companies are invited to take advantage of an extended submission period for the Entertainment App Awards. The awards will shine a spotlight on the best apps in the entertainment industry, selected by publishers, developers, tech journalists, and other industry stakeholders.

Retreat for App Industry Leaders on Financing and Distribution to be held November 2, 2012

Palo Alto, California (October 16, 2012) – The second annual Appbackr Napa App Retreat will be held November 2. Appbackr holds the retreat to bring together thought leaders in the app economy for one day of in-depth conversation about the future of apps.  

Apps Alliance Members Spinnakr and CMP.LY Brief Consumer Advocates in “App 101” Session

Washington, D.C. (September 19, 2012) – Today, two Application Developers Alliance members briefed consumer privacy advocates about how mobile apps work. Michael Mayernick, co-founder of Spinnakr, and Tom Chernaik, CEO of CMP.LY, participated in the “Apps 101” session, held as part of the ongoing multi-stakeholder meetings on mobile app privacy at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). The session focused on the specifics of mobile app development, including business models, app monetization, and innovative ways apps are protecting consumer privacy.  

Apps Alliance Teaming Up with Variety for Entertainment Apps Conference

Los Angeles, Calif. (September 4, 2012) – Variety and the Application Developers Alliance are teaming up to present this year’s Entertainment Apps Conference on November 29 at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles. Following the daylong conference will be the first annual Entertainment Apps Awards, celebrating the most influential apps in the world of entertainment and the teams behind them.