Apple and Facebook are clearly very distant on privacy approach. In the wake of TechCrunch’s investigation yesterday, Apple blocked Facebook’s Research VPN app before the social network could voluntarily shut it down. The Research app asked users for root network access to all data passing through their phone in exchange for $20 per month. Apple […]
Worth reading as it shows how divided are American companies on the privacy and its impact on business models. Alex Karp, CEO of Silicon Valley-based Palantir, is slamming the tech community for what he considers a breach of its social contract with America. Big Tech is no longer delivering on its value proposition, the co-founder […]
Not a surprise that the industry starts looking into employment/workforce generated data as potentially triggering great value and reusability/monetization opportunities. Fortunately, the Accenture study preconizes for a successful data model relying on workforce generated data the expressed consent rule and the set up of a transparent gain participation scheme for employees. We @ErnieApp share such vision and […]
We read with interest one of the first Facebook investors, Roger McNamee call’s for action, published on TIME this week. We share with him a common sense of urgency that action is needed. We agree with all of his proposed lines of actions that span from adopting new enforceable privacy regulation also in US, alike […]
Jan 22, 2019 | When reading the news on the French CNIL fine on Google, we at ErnieApp believe that technology is an enabler and should never become a barrier for consumers. Privacy by design is a challenging task for IT companies and GDPR has uplifted the bar so we also understand why it’s difficult […]
15 Jan 2019 | ErnieApp CEO Isabella de Michelis interviewed by the Portuguese newspaper “Expresso”, explains the ErnieApp value proposition to consumers. There is a startup that wants to put companies like Google and Facebook to pay for user data. Ernieapp provides an application for people to control and manage their data in the various […]
7 Jan 2019 | ErnieApp CEO Isabella de Michelis interviewed by Giulio Gaudiano (YouMediaWeb) explains Ernieapp novelty to Italians [Italian version]. Listen to “Gestire privacy e dati personali su Web e social media con Ernie” on Spreaker.
Jan 7 2019 | We at ErnieApp we call on digital companies to become fully open and transparent toward consumers privacy as we see it as a new powerful conversational marketing proposition. Consumers will reward those companies (with contextual data) if companies do not hide or artificially make complex how privacy is implemented on their […]
Jan 7 2019 | Can Facebook be considered responsible to have opened the privacy Pandora’s box? Read full article on AdExchanger and available here.
Jan 7, 2019 | With Amazon revealing how many Alexa devices have been sold (100 million) by Dec 31 2018, it shows how the competition race between Amazon and Google is heating up around voice-enabled assistant devices. Indeed consumers are showing appetite for these news elegant and stylish “smart” devices but are they conscious of the […]