Posts Tagged ‘Yahoo!7’

Yahoo7 Upgrades to Bigdata Open Source Graph Database

bigdataPenny Wolf of IT News in Australia reports, “Yahoo7 is rolling out a semantic publishing platform across the web sites that promote Channel 7’s local free to air programs, building its new content systems atop an open source graph database. Craig Penfold, CTO Yahoo7 was inspired by a similar project undertaken by the BBC, which initially launched semantic web publishing for the channel’s 2010 World Cup website to increase viewer engagement. After conducting research and discussions with BBC and Yahoo, the Yahoo7 team chose to change the datastore from a standard SQL database to a graph database.” Read more

Semantic Web Jobs: Yahoo!7


Yahoo!7 is looking for a Lead Software Engineer in Sydney, Australia. According to the post, “Yahoo!7 is one of the most comprehensive and engaging online destinations for Australian consumers and advertisers. Formed in January 2006 as a 50-50 partnership between the Seven Network and Yahoo! we bring together the online assets of global internet leader, Yahoo!, and the television and magazine content of the Seven West Media, Australia’s leading media company. Our network covers a huge array of media and entertainment content which combined with our targeting technologies enriches the lives of one in two online Australians. Our Data Engineering team is looking for a Lead Engineer to define and lead the technical rollout of a new knowledge platform across Yahoo!7 network.” Read more