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Statistics.data.gov.uk Has Launched!

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Ian Coady of data.gov.uk reports reported that yesterday marked “the launch of http://statistics.data.gov.uk as the landing page for access statistical geographies in a linked data format. This linked data site is the culmination of three years’ work that started with a request in 2010 by the UK Location Programme to pilot the use of linked data to meet UK’s obligations under INSPIRE, an EU Directive to harmonise how spatial datasets are supplied across Europe.” Read more

Facebook Launches Graph Search for Posts

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On September 30th, Facebook reported, “Starting today, Graph Search will include posts and status updates. Now you will be able to search for status updates, photo captions, check-ins and comments to find things shared with you. Search for the topics you’re interested in and see what your friends are saying, like ‘Dancing with the Stars’ or ‘Posts about Dancing with the Stars by my friends.’ …  As with other things in Graph Search, you can only see content that has been shared with you, including posts shared publicly by people you are not friends with. Use privacy shortcuts and Activity Log to review who can see the things you share.” Read more

Virtual Assistants Receive a Work Promotion with Nuiku

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Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 — Nuiku, the virtual assistant technology that lets professionals do their jobs via their mobile phones, today announced the official launch of the company and closing of a $1.6M seed funding round. By combining Natural Language Processing and Artificial Intelligence, Nuiku is creating apps that understand voice, connect to backend systems of record and constantly learn and analyze. Only Nuiku’s NLP engine understands the words professionals use and has the ability to translate those words into meaningful actions. Read more

Nara Offers Restaurant Recommendations Anywhere in the U.S.

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 04, 2013– Nara Logics Inc., a company that solves the problem of Web search by crafting a more personalized and liberating Web, today announced the availability of its service nationwide. Previously available in 50 cities throughout the United States and Canada, Nara is now able to curate a unique set of personalized restaurant recommendations for the individual anywhere across the country, from big cities to small towns and everywhere in between. Additionally, Nara has launched its Native iOS app for a sleek, user-friendly mobile experience, as well as a new Website redesign. Read more

Expert System Announces Cogito SmartContent for Media and Publishers

MODENA, ITALY and SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA–(Marketwired – June 4, 2013) - SEMANTIC TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE – Expert System, the semantic technology company, today announced the launch of the Cogito semantic platform for content enrichment, Cogito SmartContent. Cogito SmartContent offers a full range of semantic features that enable publishers and digital content providers to harness the power of content for greater utilization and monetization across all formats.

Leveraging the power of semantic technology, Cogito SmartContent automatically enriches documents, content management systems and web pages with semantic information, metadata, tags and links to related content to maximize access and streamline delivery of content. Read more

Monster Introduces SeeMore(TM) in France

Expanding its growing adoption in the U.S. among enterprise companies and staffing firms, Monster, the worldwide leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: MWW) today announced the launch of SeeMore(TM) in France, the first semantic search and workforce analytics recruitment platform available in the French market. Powered by Monster’s 6Sense(TM) semantic search technology, SeeMore offers employers a powerful solution to reduce recruitment costs and improve hiring efficiency and effectiveness.

“SeeMore provides the focus for recruitment teams to build relationships and manage talent, which in turn empowers them with actionable information and predictive workforce analytics to grow their business,” said Mark Conway, Chief Information Officer, Monster Worldwide. “Companies who can crack the code of managing their data in recruitment will improve efficiency and cost per hire, gain knowledge to make strategic business and hiring decisions, and ultimately achieve the competitive edge they’re after.” Read more

Staying in the Loop with Topsy

A new article out of the company states that “Topsy, the real-time social analytics company, today introduced ‘Topsy Alerts’ and ‘Topsy Reports’, two powerful new alerting tools in Topsy Pro Analytics that instantly analyze billions of social conversations and deliver timely updates and early warning on relevant topics, breaking news and emerging trends via email or live dashboards. With ‘Topsy Alerts,’ users can receive immediate notification of a change in activity, sentiment or acceleration in any topic before it starts trending. For example, a news organization might identify breaking news by setting up alerts to track for accelerating conversations around key topics. A brand might get early warning on a major product issue by setting up an alert to detect a large drop in brand sentiment. Topsy automatically recommends appropriate alert thresholds to use based on historical data, such as the usual number of mentions for the terms you’re looking at.” Read more

Ontology Systems Prepares to Launch Project Rothko

According to a new release, “Ontology Systems, the semantic search company for structured enterprise application data, is set to lift the covers on a forthcoming major release of the Ontology semantic search platform.  Visitors to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week will get a sneak preview of Project Rothko to see how businesses will be able to search and centralise applications, databases, files, spread sheets and ad-hoc data from anywhere across the enterprise; without the cost and risk of integration. ‘The term ‘paradigm shift’ may be well worn, but it’s completely on the mark for our ground breaking technology.’ said Benedict Enweani, CEO and founder of Ontology Systems.” Read more

Sprylogics Launches Search & Content Aggregation Platform for Messaging

According to a recent release out of the company, “Sprylogics International Corp. today announced the launch of its advanced search and content aggregation platform, which enables operators to add search and content aggregation features to any of its messaging services, from SMS to Rich Communication Services (RCS). Operators can integrate the platform into their messaging application which allows users to discover, share and discuss information and activities with friends, get directions, and more. Now, operators can maintain or increase the messaging revenue that has been recently decreasing.” Read more

Yandex Social Search App Blocked from Accessing Facebook Data

Josh Constine of Tech Crunch reports, “Yandex begged Facebook not to shut down its social search app Wonder that launched [last week]. But the explanation Yandex’s lawyers sent us for why it’s compliant with Facebook’s policies didn’t stop Facebook from blocking all API calls from Wonder, Yandex confirms. Facebook tells me it’s now discussing policy with Yandex. The move follows a trend of Facebook aggressively protecting its data. Wonder has, or should I say had, big potential. When I broke the news that Yandex was readying Wonder earlier this month, I detailed how the voice-activated social search app for iOS let people see what local businesses friends had visited or taken photos at, what music they’d been listening to, and what news they had been reading. It essentially reorganized Facebook’s data into a much more mobile, discoverable format.” Read more

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