by Angela Guess Kay Ewbank reports in I-Programmer, “Thirteen Terabytes of anonymized user-news item interaction data has been made available for developers to use in machine learning applications. This is the largest ever set of data to be made available for general use. It began life as user-news interaction data, collected by recording the user-news […]
Yahoo is looking for a Software Development Engineer, Search in Sunnyvale, CA.
by Jennifer Zaino Have you wanted to get involved in the schema.org project? Your contribution to the collaborative effort driven by Bing, Google, Yahoo and Yandex for a shared markup vocabulary for web pages is more than welcome. As Dan Brickley, who is developer advocate at Google, noted during his presentation about schema.org’s progress to […]
Mark Albertson of the Examiner recently wrote, “It was an unusual sight to be sure. Standing on a convention center stage together were computer engineers from the four largest search providers in the world (Google, Yahoo, Microsoft Bing, and Yandex).”
Menchie Mendoza of TechTimes recently wrote, “Affectionately described as a ‘Pandora for places,’ Zofari’s acquisition seemed to have attracted less attention when the deal was announced last week.”
by Jennifer Zaino Opportunities are opening up in the library sector, both for the institutions themselves and providers whose solutions and services can expand in that direction. These vistas will be explored in a session hosted by Kevin Ford, digital project coordinator at the Library of Congress at next week’s Semantic Technology & Business conference […]
Yahoo! is searching for a Research Scientist in Sunnyvale, CA.
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 […]
Deborah Todd of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports, “An initiative to use Yahoo’s data and Carnegie Mellon University’s brain trust to build the smartphone apps of the future has launched with a multimillion-dollar jump start.”
by Jennifer Zaino Linked Data: Structured Data on the Web is now available in a soft-cover edition. The book, authored by David Wood, Marsha Zaidman, Luke Ruth, and Michael Hausenblas, and with a forward by Tim Berners-Lee, aims to give mainstream developers without previous experience with Linked Data practical techniques for integrating it into real-world […]