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Additional Funding For Elasticsearch To Help Company Complement Its RealTime Search And Analytics Stack

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino Elasticsearch – whose Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana products for discovering and extracting insights from structured and unstructured data were discussed earlier this year here – has raised $70 million in Series C financing from New Enterprise Associates (NEA). Benchmark Capital and Index Ventures also participated in the round. That brings the total […]

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Elasticsearch 1.0 Takes Realtime Search To The Next Level

By   /  February 12, 2014  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino ElasticSearch 1.0 launches today, combining Elasticsearch realtime search and analytics, Logstash (which helps you take logs and other event data from your systems and store them in a central place), and Kibana (for graphing and analyzing logs) in an end-to-end stack designed to be a complete platform for data interaction. This first major update of the […]

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The Potential of the News Storyline Ontology

By   /  June 13, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Robin Pembrooke of the BBC has more on how the new ontology is being used at the BBC.

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New Contest: Visualize Open Data & Win $2K

By   /  February 14, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Guardian, Google, and the Open Knowledge Foundation have launched a new competition to find the best open government data visualization.

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Data Journalism Lessons Learned at the Olympics

By   /  August 14, 2012  /  Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Education  /  No Comments

Simon Rogers of The Guardian recently reviewed what the publication learned about data journalism after covering the London Olympics.

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Word to Semantic Web Startups: The JOBS Act Is On

By   /  March 28, 2012  /  Big Data Conferences, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Smart Data Conferences, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Social Media button.LinkedIn.Twitter.Facebook.YouTube

If there’s one thing the Semantic Web arena is full of, it is start-ups. In fact, the slew of creative and innovative ideas out there coming from young companies is one of the reasons for the first Start-Up Competition to be held at the Semantic Tech & Business conference in San Francisco this June. If […]

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Open Graph App Brings Increased Traffic to Guardian.co.uk

By   /  March 27, 2012  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Brittany Darwell of our sister publication, Inside Facebook, recently reported that Guardian.co.uk attributed 30% of its referral traffic in February to The Guardian’s social reader app on Facebook’s Open Graph.

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Facebook's Timeline Launches

By   /  December 15, 2011  /  Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Facebook today posted that users now officially can upgrade their profiles to its Facebook Timeline by heading here. Timeline, as Mark Zuckerberg described in September, is Facebook’s way of helping uses curate the stories of their lives, calling out the most meaningful events and recent highlights. During the F8 Developers’ Conference, he said that Facebook […]

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Embracing Open Data

By   /  November 10, 2011  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

serious-scaffolding

The Guardian recently published a piece on the vital role of local leaders in pushing Open Data initiatives.

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Elsevier Competition Results in Some New Apps For Sciverse — And Science

By   /  November 4, 2011  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Building Blocks

Get ready for some new apps for Elsevier’s Sciverse framework. Last year Elsevier, which has one of the largest vaults of scientific data in the world, launched its Sciverse Applications module. This provided a way for researchers and scientists to develop and share customized solutions that improve search and discovery of its wealth of integrated […]

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