Data Sharing

  • 10 years on: Once a first mover, Mint must work to stay relevant

    … in, it hit 1.5 million and was sold to the data aggregator Intuit for $170 million. It hasn’t had much in the way of competition — until now. Mint today is a mobile app working to stay relevant in a sea of similar personal financial management (PFM) apps, such as Moven, Clarity and Penny. The popularity of such apps has increased over the last two…

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  • Give Placed Your Location, and the Company Will Give You Frequent Flyer Miles

    … airline miles from several big airlines and will “pay” app users who provide their location data. Many apps already collect and sell user location data, but Frequent Flier is different in its transparency: “For Placed, privacy has been one of our key tenets from the beginning,” David Shim, founder and CEO of Placed, told Street Fight. “We’re being…

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