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Search Engine Yandex Gets More Personal, And More Semantic, Too

By   /  December 14, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Search engine Yandex this week added personalization capabilities for Eastern European users’ search results. It analyses their online behavior including their search history, clicks on search results, and language preferences for its suggestions. Kaliningrad is the name of the latest edition of Yandex’ personalized search engine. It uses that information to make suggestions and rank search […]

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Semantic Tech Checks In As The Holiday Shopping Begins

By   /  November 26, 2012  /  Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

    With Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday and Small Business Saturday behind us, and Cyber-Monday right in front of us, it is clear the holiday season is in full force. Apparently, retailers – both online and real-world – are doing pretty well as a group when it comes to sales racked up. Reports have it […]

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NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Software Engineer

By   /  July 3, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess comScore is looking for a Senior Software Engineer in Reston, VA. The post states, “comScore is hiring experienced back-end software engineers to help design and build high-scale applications that process very large datasets, which few companies ever experience. The applications you write will be used by hundreds of millions of people around […]

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Will Facebook Search Improvements Turn The Tables, Disrupt Relationships?

By   /  April 3, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Late last week Bloomberg Businessweek reported that Facebook is working on an improved search engine with 20 developers under the direction of former Google engineer Lars Rasmussen, who joined the social network giant in 2010. According to the article’s unnamed sources, the goal “is to help users better sift through the volume of content that […]

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Google Puts New Privacy Policy Into Effect, And Stage Is Set For More Personalized Products Even As Google Plus Pickup Is Slow

By   /  March 1, 2012  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

ComScore this week issued a report that wasn’t particularly flattering to Google Plus. It noted that users spent just 3.3 minutes on the social network in January compared to 7.5 hours for Facebook. Much discussion revolved around the fact that Google last month touted that the service had grown to 90 million users from 40 […]

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Brand Advertisers: Admantx Semantics Provide A Way To Tap Into Emotions and Motivations

By   /  November 22, 2010  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy: Flickr/sskennel Expert System has spun out a new company that’s leveraging its semantic IP in the service of improving online advertising. Named Admantx (ads + semantics), the startup has Expert’s CEO J. Brooke Aker as its new CMO, its idea being to take contextual advertising to the next level, beyond the keywords, to improve […]

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