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Is A Knowledge Graph-Related Acquisition In Yahoo’s Future?

By   /  March 10, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino Is SindiceTech about to be acquired by Yahoo? Just last month The Semantic Web Blog reported on the formal relaunch of the company’s activities following the finalization of its separation from its university incubation setting at the former DERI institute in Ireland. Now, according to the Sunday Independent, Yahoo – which the article […]

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Teenager Nick D'Aloisio is Changing the Way We Read

By   /  November 11, 2013  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Seth Stevenson of The Wall Street Journal recently wrote, “Upon hearing, in March of this year, reports that a 17-year-old schoolboy had sold a piece of software to Yahoo! for $30 million, you might well have entertained a few preconceived notions about what sort of child this must be.”

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Proof That Information Is Gold: Google Buys Wavii for $30 Million

By   /  April 24, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Google has scooped up news aggregation summary service Wavii for $30 million, according to Reuters. (Google and Wavii haven’t officially commented yet.) Wavii’s service has been influenced by expert machine learning natural language processing work, as explained by founder and CEO Adrian Aoun in our interview here. In February, a blog on the site also […]

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Summly Acquired by Yahoo! for $30M – And What's the Real Value?

By   /  March 29, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

John Abell of GMA News recently told the story of Summly, a company developed by 17-year-old Nick D’Aloisio and sold to Yahoo! for $30 million.

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