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Title Mobile apps / Sylvia Engdahl, book editor.

Publication Info. Detroit : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Teen  TEEN 005.3 MOBILE    DUE 08-23-22
Description 157 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Current controversies series
Current controversies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Ch. 1. Is there a need for oversight of the app industry to protect privacy? Overview : lack of privacy in using mobile apps is a serious problem / Al Franken -- Legislation to protect the privacy of app users should be enacted by Congress / Justin Brookman -- Congress is considering legislation to ban cyberstalking apps / Richard Lardner -- Some misuses of mobile apps can be dealt with by consumer protection laws / Jessica Rich -- The Federal Trade Commission has found that apps invade the privacy of children and teens / Federal Trade Commission -- Mobile app developers should observe privacy practices recommended by the government / Kamala Harris -- The software industry, not Congress, should develop privacy guidelines for mobile apps / Mark MacCarthy -- Government privacy restrictions on apps would lead to decline of the app economy / Jamie Tucker -- Facebook users should be aware of how data they make public may be used by apps / John Brownlee -- Ch. 2. Should controversial mobile apps be taken off the market? App stores : gatekeepers, or censors of the mobile web? / Doug Gross -- Sellers have a right to decline to sell apps they find objectionable / Theodore Kruczek -- Apps that are offensive to gays should be rejected by app stores / Truth Wins Out -- Campaign apps should not be censored by stores on the basis of political bias / Mitch Wagner -- Apps should not be censored by stores for politically-sensitive content / John Paul Titlow -- Some retailers censor apps too inconsistently to retain public confidence / Sarah Weinman -- Ch. 3. Why are Web-based mobile apps overtaking native mobile apps? Recent technology has made development of web-based mobile apps feasible / Ehsan -- Mobile cloud apps and hybrid apps take advantage of web technology's capabilities / Bill Claybrook -- Native mobile apps for publications available on the Web are a short-term fad / Yaron Galai -- Mobile web apps will prevail despite the present superiority of native mobile apps / Ryan Matzner -- Ch. 4. What effect is the app economy having on society? It's not just Instagram. The "app economy" is taking off / Meredith Bennett-Smith -- The app economy will improve the US employment rate if open jobs can be filled / Amrita Khalid -- Independent app developers earn far less money than salaried ones / Joshua Wright -- Developers use many tactics to increase the earning power of their apps / Priya Viswanathan -- The app economy has transformed the strategy of software development / Mark Mulligan.
Subject Mobile computing.
Application software.
Mobile computing -- Social aspects.
Application software -- Social aspects.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / General.
Added Author Engdahl, Sylvia, editor of compilation.
ISBN 9780737768909 (hardback)
0737768908 (hardback)
9780737768916 (paperback)
0737768916 (paperback)
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