July 1, 2010
There’s a lot frustration in the world when it comes to software, especially first with how long it takes to develop anything and, second, with the number of bugs that need to be continuously addressed. The good news is that this is an issue that the people that built programing languages have been aware of for some time. In fact, a significant amount of progress in the form of functional programming languages such as Haskell has already been made.
At the Enterprise Connect 2014 conference today Cisco announced it will be working more closely with Google to integrate conferencing services with various Google APIs. Rowan Trollope, Cisco senior vice president for collaboration, and Rajen Sheth, a product manager for Google Enterprise, took the stage to show a prototype of the Cisco Webex conferencing service running on a Chromebook. In the future, Cisco and Google will make it possible to launch WebEx directly from Google Calendar and start an instant meeting from the Google Contact Card and the Google People widget. Users will also be able to connect with others by clicking on phone numbers or extensions displayed in Gmail or Google Apps.
Today Apsalar announced the release of two new components of its ApScience analytics suite for mobile applications: engagement index & revenue analytics. These new metrics will allow Apsalar clients to gain greater insight into how users are interacting with their application. It will also make it possible for users to be segmented based on the amount they spend in the app. You might be as surprised as I was to learn that this is a competitive space characterized by big data and advertising revenues. Apsalar hits all the bases with SDKs for Android, iOS, and a RESTful API.