June 23, 2013 | By

Starting out with a Rewarding Summer

This past week was another great winner for the Vantage team. The week started a little early for our San Fran office with a morning run on Sunday at the Wipro San Francisco Marathon. The run was to support LLS and our co-worker Stephanie Waxman. The Vantage team did a great job surpassing our goal …+

June 16, 2013 | By

Abalta Technologies drives into WSJ with electric vehicle platform

Automotive software solution developer, Abalta Technologies, announced last week  it has adapted its EOLAS-EV range calculation application for the Empulse electric motorcycle from Brammo, a leading electric vehicle technology company. Jeff Bennett and Joseph White from the Wall Street Journal had the chance to see EOLAS-EV in action last week at major auto show, Telematics Detroit. …+

June 13, 2013 | By

A Voicemail? OMG, Rude!

I recently had a conversation with my parents’ friends discussing the difference in conversational etiquette of our respective generations. We discussed conversational pet peeves; one being when a person chooses to devote the bulk of their attention to a smart phone when talking face-to-face with someone else. Certainly, it’s rude to prioritize a text conversation …+

June 10, 2013 | By

New way to secure and find all your data stored in the cloud

SearchYourCloud enables users to securely find and access information stored in Dropbox, Box, Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint or Outlook.com as easily as if they were sitting on their desktop. Its completely secure “full-text” search delves into documents to provide significantly more accurate and useful results.

June 5, 2013 | By

Hooked’s Approach to App Recommendation Featured in VentureBeat

Hooked, an app discovery engine in Google Play uses algorithmic technology to recommend apps to users based on personal preferences and behaviors – the app is addressing the current and growing app discovery issue in the mobile market. VentureBeat editor, John Koetsier, featured an interview with Hooked’s CEO, Prita Uppal, and highlighted how Hooked’s methods …+

June 2, 2013 | By

Almost There!

The Vantage team is in full swing with its fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). This fundraiser is to benefit our colleague and friend Stephanie Waxman who was diagnosed with leukemia last summer. Along with collecting $2,000, the Vantage team will be participating this month in the San Francisco half-marathon. See our donation page on the LLS site and …+

May 24, 2013 | By

Twitter Finally Offers Two-Factor Authentication

Twitter announced it is now offering two-factor authentication for a higher level of security for its users’ accounts. Like Facebook, users are asked for a phone number where an SMS text can be sent for additional verification. The news comes on the heels of recent high-profile Twitter hacks, including the accounts of the Associated Press, …+