Apple’s changing its app store ranking algorithm, according to a new report from Fiksu. Now ratings are joining sheer number of installs in the ranking factors — and it’s calculating updates every three hours.
Editor’s Pick Google’s enhanced ad campaigns are certainly enhancing one thing: Google revenue. After seven straight quarters of decreasing prices for clicks, Google ad prices rose 6 percent over the last three months — and are expected to jump another 5-10 percent in the next quarter.
Berkeley-based Wise.io has launched its first product for data scientists and developers as part of a goal to make machine learning technology more accessible.
Facebook just released its new news feed and marketers should be happy: Facebook is providing a rich canvas on which to display their wares. But it’ll be best for social marketing experts.
Guest Post When I look at how data analytics will impact VC, do I realistically think algorithms will give me a competitive advantage? No. These are not liquid markets, and there are very few good data points.
Is your startup struggling to solve a tricky data challenge? Data science startup Kaggle is launching a program today to rally its community of 70,000 statisticians from around the world to solve your most enduring problems.
Imagine an Oscar Pistorius, in the next summer Olympics, with smart legs and feet that move naturally, controlled by his brain in exactly the same way as his hands and eyes always have been.
Editor’s Pick Venture capital’s gut-call days are over.
Guest Post Think Washington power brokers are ready to pay big bucks for Nate Silver’s predictions? Probably not – his numbers are too good. Yes, too good.
Editor’s Pick The world’s best number crunchers did more than predict the outcome of the presidential election. They may have helped a candidate get elected.
Editor’s Pick Summly, available to download for free, reduces full-blown articles into snippets, making it easier to skim the news on a mobile device.
Dabble in online dating? It turns out that the crippling fear of an awkward first date is the least of your troubles. A fraud is sweeping online dating sites, according to a special report in this month’s issue of Glamour Magazine.
Sit down with execs from any tech company in America and ask them about their biggest obstacle to growth. 99 times out of a 100, they’ll tell you about their ongoing struggle to find technical talent. Launching today, Entelo wants to change that.
Editor’s Pick Can you predict when a war will break out? Well, the scientists are trying, and they’re getting awfully close.
The site is rebranding itself as “LinkedIn for college students.”