Apps Alliance member Intuit announced that it will provide developers with open source software code to implement at-a-glance mobile app privacy notices. The code enables developers to incorporate “privacy screens,” or simple notifications of what data the app is collecting and with whom it is shared.
Each holiday season brings a new shopping trend--two years ago “Black Friday” started on Thursday, last year it was social shopping, and this year, mobile commerce takes the stage with no signs of becoming a one-season wonder. Instead of braving the lines for doorbusters on Black Friday, consumers increasingly made those first holiday purchases from their tablets with apps. Even on small business Saturday, an increasing number of stores were able to accommodate credit card payments with a smartphone or tablet app and a service like Intuit’s GoPayment.
Washington, D.C. (October 29, 2012) – Today, the Application Developers Alliance welcomed nine new corporate members. AppStori, Double Positive, EachScape, FilePicker.io, Intuit, Kick Punch Labs, Mobinable, Smaato, and Tapjoy have joined.