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"Top Semantic Start-Up" Competition – Open for Submissions!

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The preliminary program for the upcoming Semantic Technology & Business Conference (June, 2-5, 2013 in San Francisco) was announced yesterday. Today, we are pleased to add that the second annual “Top Semantic Start-Up Competition” is open for submissions! The contest will take place at the conference venue, the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco, on […]

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How CNN Integrated Zite

By   /  October 26, 2012  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Dan Rowinski of ReadWriteWeb reports, “The integration of old media and new media can often be like trying to mix oil and water.”

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"Top Semantic Start-Up" Contenders Announced!

By   /  May 22, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

We are pleased to announce the start-ups that have been selected to participate in the 2012 SemTechBiz “Top Semantic Start-Up” competition. These companies will give demonstrations/pitches before a panel of expert judges at the Semantic Technology and Business Conference June 3-7. Judges Our panel of judges includes (Left to Right): Phil Aucutt, CEO, TeamPatent; Mike […]

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#SemTechBiz Start-Up Contest – Deadline Extension and Judges Announced

By   /  April 20, 2012  /  Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Smart Data Conference Community, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

SemanticWeb.com and parent company WebMediaBrands recently announced a contest to earn the title of  “Top Semantic Technology Start-Up.” Today, we have two exciting announcements to make about the contest. Deadline Extension We have had several requests to extend the deadline, and are announcing today that we will now accept applications for the contest until April […]

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Semantic Tech in 2011: The Year In Highlights

By   /  December 21, 2011  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

To accompany our recent podcast looking back on 2011, we’ve accumulated some additional perspectives from thought leaders in the next-wave Web space on the year that’s quickly passing us by. Some highlights follow. You’ll see respondents hit on some common themes throughout, such as Big Data, sentiment analytics, specific vertical industry adoption, and the standards […]

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Zite Brings Personalized News Mag App to the iPhone

By   /  December 9, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders  /  No Comments

Zite, the personalized news magazine app for the iPad, adds an iPhone version of its application to the lineup today. The company, which we wrote about here and which was acquired this summer by CNN, has focused on making the semantically-intelligent app fit the smaller-size format of the smartphone, with one-thumb navigation, vertical story and […]

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Zite Sells to CNN for Just Over $20M

By   /  August 30, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

[UPDATED: 4:10pm ET] Last week, our own Jennifer Zaino spoke to Zite CEO, Mark Johnson about the startup, Zite.  One of the topics was the speculation around a rumoured acquisition by CNN. Zite is an iPad app that leverages deeper technology to provide an individually personalized experience. Zite surfaces content to users that they will […]

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Amid CNN Acquisition Speculation, Zite’s Focus Remains on Relevant — And Disinterested — Content Discovery

By   /  August 25, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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Zite CEO Mark Johnson says he’s flattered by the rumors this week of a multi-million dollar CNN acquisition. He won’t comment on them, of course, but he is flattered. What he will say is that there’s a reason such talk gets started around intelligent, personalized news apps. “Whether a company chooses to partner with a […]

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Zite CEO Mark Johnson Calls for Increased Personalization

By   /  June 13, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Mark Johnson recently took over as the CEO of Zite, a personalized news magazine app that delivers news stories tailored to users’ interests.

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