SceneTap made its launch on Friday, May 18th
in San Francisco bay area bars and pubs, but little did anyone know that this was taking place. They all just wanted to watch the Giants beat the Oakland Athletics.
SceneTap is a smartphone app that can be used for business analytics to help restaurants, bars, and etc. gain a information on how their businesses are doing. Arstechnica.com best describes the App’s abilities when they reported this:
The app, using facial detection and video cameras, plots bar activity on a Google Map, with pushpins revealing data like: “Crowd: >70% full | Women: 52% | Men: 48%.”
All of us at Claris were all floored when our CEO passed out iPad 2s to every Claris employee at our Christmas party. That's us to the right giving a standing ovation...(Yeah, we felt like this kid.)
Each iPad came with a little inscription on the back: “Thank you for making 2011 great! -Claris Networks.” We were all reminded how grateful we are to be at Claris, not because of a little tablet, but because the gratitude and appreciation that our top leadership communicates regularly.
Maybe you got an iPad for Christmas, too. If you did, or you hope to soon, here are a few apps and accessory recommendations from the Claris employees to help you live up your newfound tablet lifestlye.
It’s three days before Christmas. If you haven’t already sent your Christmas card to Great Aunt Bethany, odds are she’s going cardless on the 25th
. Don’t worry though; your smartphone can save your conscience the unnecessary burden and still make Great Auntie B feel like you couldn’t wait to send her your festive holiday vibes.
Below are a few holiday iPhone e-card apps that can save Christmas. From Mashable
Who is Microsoft’s greatest competitor? Exact numbers on market share are difficult to come by, but many would say Google, with Gmail and the Google Apps suite. Ted Swanson, CEO of IT Solutions
, says “Google’s market share in the email market with Google Apps is estimated around 6%, with some people estimating around 1-2%.” Despite the common perception, Google hasn’t quite succeeded in taking over the world.
It might surprise you to learn that the “IT Provider Next Door” in Knoxville, Tennessee, Claris Networks, has one of the fastest clouds on the planet. A third-party development team called Cloud Sleuth
has created an objective application to examine and report the response times of cloud infrastructures around the world. At the time of this writing, Claris Networks supports the tenth fasted cloud on the planet
The competition is steep, and Claris is holding its own against the big boys as well. The Windows Azure, Rackspace and Google Apps Engine clouds are in the top ten alongside your Knoxville-based cloud provider.