I've read two fascinating articles recently unpicking just how much personal data about each of us is bought and sold without our consent. The UK's Financial Times carried a great piece on the 'privacy deathstars' - super data brokers such as Oracle, Nielsen and Salesforce, as well as lesser-known brands. As the article, which also … Continue reading What will rein in the activities of the personal data brokers?
A recent rallying cry for a US equivalent of the EU's GDPR privacy law by Apple CEO Tim Cook is a radical move from the head of one of the world's biggest tech giants. In the speech, to the European Parliament, he made clear that Apple sees the GDPR as a fundamental technology building block, … Continue reading Is Tim Cook’s call for a US GDPR Apple’s watershed moment on privacy?
It's traditional at this time of the year to look back over the past 12 months - and what a stunning year it has been! From some very successful partnerships Down Under, through multiple awards and international hackathons, here are our highlights of 2018: January - A great way to start the year: digi.me launched … Continue reading A fantastic year in review: awards, hackathon wins and the evolution of our amazing apps!
We are delighted to announce that a team from digi.me won the first ever MKB fintechlab hackathon in Hungary. Teams from around the world gathered in Budapest to create workable prototypes within 30 hours aimed at the future of banking, using APIs from MKB Bank and its partners. Our team chose the challenge of developing … Continue reading Digi.me wins fintech hackathon with our open banking solution
The fifth MEF Global Consumer Trust Report shows a significant increase in the number of consumers protecting their personal data, as well as associated opportunities for companies who want to help people manage and do more with their own information. This year's report, which looks at the intersection of Privacy, Trust and Personal Data in … Continue reading MEF’s Global Consumer Trust Study 2018: empowered consumers take action in a landmark year for personal data
Digi.me has been recognised as one of the top 100 European digital pioneers by the Financial Times, Google and leading European policy makers. We have been included in a special report from the Financial Times, Europe’s Road to Growth, and are delighted have been chosen as one of the top European companies using technology to … Continue reading Digi.me named as one of Europe’s top 100 digital pioneers
Our new Sand app brings personal social media analytics to your phone, using your own data. Sand, which is powered by digi.me's private sharing technology, provides dozens of personal analytics on social data from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and Flickr. This gamechanger means social media analytics are no longer just the preserve of marketeers and … Continue reading Our new Sand app: where privacy meets social analytics