Tag Archive for real time data

Boxfish Raises $7M for Smarter TV

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by Angela Guess Janko Roettgers of GigaOM reports, “Imagine you turn on your TV, and it tells you exactly what’s happening on each channel. We’re not just talking show names and schedule grids, but live updates down to the topic that’s being discussed on each and every network, be it Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, March Madness…

How Gnip Handles Twitter’s Fire Hose of Real-Time Data

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by Angela Guess A recent interview with Gnip CEO Jud Valeski discusses the challenges Gnip faces as the official commercial provider of the Twitter activity stream, a stream that produces about 155 million tweets a day. When asked about the architectural challenges of running all of that real-time data through the internet, Valeski responded, “The…