Faith Merino of Vator.tv reports, “Pinterest may have just gotten one step closer to monetizing. The company has confirmed its acquisition of visual search technology company VisualGraph, which could result in A) a stronger commerce angle, or B) ultra targeted ads. Or both! The two-man company was founded by Kevin Jing, who formerly worked on Google’s image search technology. VisualGraph was specifically designed to be applied to commerce and ‘visual shopping,’ so it seems likely that that’s how Pinterest will integrate the technology. And Pinterest is definitely raising money like a commerce company. The startup recently raised a massive $225 million round just last October, bringing its total raised to more than $550 million since 2010.” Read more
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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