Put Your Money Where Your Health Is

Medical mobile app companies are changing the face of healthcare. They include companies like CareSync that contacts your doctor to get your medical records and allows you to keep your complete medical history right on your mobile device. iHealth Labs connects users’ smartphones to medical devices like glucometers and blood [...]

By | 2016-12-21T00:14:21+00:00 May 21st, 2015|

New Research Highlights 800,000 App Economy Jobs Across Europe

The Association for Competitive Technology (ACT), the world’s leading association for mobile app developers, will today release a new study showing that the app economy, including apps running on smartphones and tablets, has contributed nearly 800,000 jobs to the EU economy in just five years. The app economy has exploded [...]

By | 2016-12-21T00:14:32+00:00 September 4th, 2013|

COPPA – IMPROVED FOR BIG COMPANIES, NOT FOR EDUCATION STARTUPS

Today, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced updates to the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) that addresses many of the concerns of industry.   In response to the new rules, Association for Competitive Technology Executive Director Morgan Reed made the following statement: Final Rule Makes Important Changes for Large Companies [...]

By | 2016-12-21T00:14:32+00:00 December 19th, 2012|

ACT RESPONDS TO FTC REPORT ON “MOBILE APPS FOR KIDS”

Today, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission released a new report entitled “Mobile Apps for Kids” that highlighted a persistent privacy transparency gap on mobile apps for children. During their press conference, the FTC highlighted the Association for Competitive Technology's education and transparency efforts as "promising." In response to the report, [...]

By | 2016-12-21T00:14:32+00:00 December 10th, 2012|
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