Aug. 22, 2012 | By

Vantage Volunteer Day at San Francisco Food Bank

The Silicon Valley technology industry fuels the foodie phenomena – almost every week a new restaurant opens, a gastronomic event is held, or a food truck rolls into San Francisco. With all this abundance, it’s easy to lose sight that in this city alone, 197,000 people struggle each day to feed themselves and their families. …+

Aug. 16, 2012 | By

The iPhone 5 Is On Its Way!

Remember on October 4, 2011 when everyone thought the iPhone 5 would be unveiled, and we ended up with the iPhone 4S instead? Well folks, it looks like we’re now less than one month away until the actual iPhone 5 will finally grace the tech community and mobile users worldwide with its presence! At a …+

Aug. 14, 2012 | By

What If the Unimaginable Happens?

Just after 1:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, August 6, word came that Curiosity, NASA’s $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory rover had landed on the Red Planet.  This unmanned rover began its journey on Thanksgiving Day 2011. In a statement, President Barak Obama hailed the landing as a success that “parallels our major steps forward towards …+

Aug. 10, 2012 | By

M2M Moves Forward: Are You Ready?

At Vantage Communications, we all do our fair share of reading articles targeting our practice areas including articles relevant to our clients as well as industry articles to keep well-informed about new PR tools. Most recently, it seems I’ve been reading more articles on machine-to-machine communications (M2M), which is also referred to as Internet of …+

Aug. 7, 2012 | By

Olympic Twitter Endorsements – #Rule40 #wedemandchange

With the Olympics in full swing, the attention of the media should be on the competitions between the best athletes in the world. Instead, a lot of coverage is going to their Twitter accounts. If you have been following one of your favorite athletes on Twitter, you may have noticed the hashtags #Rule40 and #wedemandchange. …+

Aug. 3, 2012 | By

The Age of the Mobile Device

It amazes me to see the significant influence mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets, have had and continue to have on our society. Whether we’re at home, at work, or on the go, there’s no denying that these devices impact the way we consume information, interact with others, and live our lives. Take a …+

Aug. 1, 2012 | By

Smog Reduction Tactics at Olympic Games May Offer Long Term Solution

Remember when the world criticized China for its dirty, polluted city air during the 2008 Beijing Olympics? Well it’s now 2012. There are new athletes, new venues, new records to be broken – and a new host city. The problem? The same polluted air problem remains. When China ran into this PR nightmare four years …+