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Amazon Gets An Emmy, But Semantic Discovery Wins Too

Yosi Glick, co-Founder and CEO of semantic taste engine Jinni, recently wrote a post about the technology and engineering Emmy award that is to be given to Amazon’s Instant Video  for its personalized recommendation algorithms. The basis for awarding the honor, he writes, lies with Amazon’s early item-to-item collaborative filtering (CF) algorithms that analyze consumer data to…

Semantic Movie, TV “Taste Engine” Jinni Enjoys New Funding, Plans Added Services, and Explains Why It Can Be More Helpful Than Facebook’s Like Button

2010 ended on a down note for VC funds. Word came this week that 2010 represented the fourth consecutive year of declines and the slowest annual period for venture capital fundraising since 2003, according to Thomson Reuters and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA). The silver lining, the NVCA said, is that downsizing of the…