Part of a series on the effects of some of the biggest U.S. companies on the app economy. The way that humans have interacted with one another has evolved over millennia. Yet, as we’ve entered the Information Age, we can track a sharp trend toward greater simplicity in how we [...]
2007 was a tough year for Vincent Keunen and his family. Only three months after he was diagnosed with leukemia, doctors discovered that his 10-year-old son Pierre was suffering from an extremely rare form of cancer called Ewing’s sarcoma. Although Pierre lost part of his right leg, and Vincent still [...]
ACT | The App Association represents app developers and small technology businesses creating new innovations across industry sectors, including in the field of precision agricultural technology. This Member Spotlight features one of our members, Quantified Ag, and talks about the promise and importance of technological innovation in the agricultural sector. [...]
ACT | The App Association represents app developers and small tech businesses creating innovations around the globe. In this blog post, we are featuring vitascale™ to highlight their creative medical devices. ACT | The App Association member vitascale™ created the world’s first wearables that use respiratory gas analysis to determine [...]
Can the Government and Tech Find Common Ground on Encrypted Data Access Without Injuring Consumer Privacy?
In July of 2019, Attorney General (AG) William P. Barr made several public statements urging tech companies, in particular those that provide messaging services, to install or implement “backdoors” into their products. In other words, AG Barr requested that these companies provide the federal government with access to encrypted messages [...]