December 8, 2012

California Sues Delta Over App Privacy Policy

Making good on her promise to crack down on mobile apps without privacy policies, California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris has filed a civil lawsuit against Delta Airlines. The state claims that Delta’s mobile apps fail to include a privacy policy, as required under California law and that the apps

Amazon Appstore Downloads Climb 500% Year-Over-Year

On December 6, Amazon announced, “App downloads in the Appstore have grown more than 500 percent over the previous year.” Presumably, most of those downloads have come from Amazon’s Kindle Fire tablets, which run Android but do not connect with Google Play or other app stores. As part of the

Report: Mobile App Usage Increased 35%

A new report from Flurry states that during 2012, the amount of time the average American spent with mobile apps increased from 94 minutes per day to 127 minutes, or 35 percent. During the same time, TV time remained flat at 168 minutes per day, and Web browsing dropped slightly

Add Agility to Waterfall with Agile Requirements Prioritization

Sometimes when I think about Agile software development and the alternative Waterfall method I am reminded of the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups commercials when the product was first introduced. Each character was adamant that his or her snack was the tastiest until they accidently were combined into something that was