Tag Archive for social networking

Open Garden’s FireChat Adds to the IoT

Kevin Fitchard of Gigaom recently posted that, “Thanks to the popularity of its FireChat hyperlocal messaging app, Open Garden’s networking software has been downloaded into more than 5 million mobile devices around the world. Open Garden believes it now has enough users out there to execute the next the stage of its plan: it wants…

Let Your Enterprise Graph Tell You A Story

Every picture tells a story, don’t it? Well, turns out that’s true in the enterprise as much as on our Facebook pages. In this case, the picture is the enterprise graph of the workforce – who interacts with whom, when, in what context. And the story is what the patterns of interactions revealed by the…

Bring On The Marketing Experts In Social Analytics

Last week The Semantic Web Blog reported on hoped-for improvements in the sentiment and text analytics space, a topic of discussion at this month’s Sentiment Analytics Symposium, including making the tools and data more accessible to business users – at least to those working outside of the market research sector. Within that space, experts continue…

Apple Acquires Topsy Labs for $200M

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by Angela Guess Chris Preimesberger of eWeek reports, “Apple has long provided devices and software people use for social networking, but now it’s moving into the business of analyzing what all that chattery content entails. The company on Dec. 2 said it has acquired San Francisco-based social-media analytics provider Topsy Labs for about $200 million, according to sources…

Hojoki Goes Mobile, Drives The Social Work Graph

Hojoki, the cloud productivity-app aggregator with semantic tech underpinnings that The Semantic Web Blog first discussed here, is going mobile. The company’s launching the take-along version of the app, which delivers a single newsfeed of users’ cloud-connected work, for both Android and iOS platforms at The Next Web Conference’s Startup Rally event. In the coming…