The CIA has invested an undisclosed sum in “robot journalism” startup Narrative Science through its venture arm In-Q-Tel.
After relaunching as a social video network more than a year ago, Telly is now focusing even more on video discovery with the launch of My Telly.
Editor’s Pick Jeff Hawkins reveals his latest invention, a “big data” product called Grok, which stems from years of neuroscience research.
Most companies would be better off with any kind of data than they are today. An embarrassing number of business decisions are made without reference to real data.
Google has tweaked its basic search algorithm to promote fresher and more relevant content, with 35 percent of searches to be affected, the company announced today. The adjustments will impact searches for recent and reoccurring events, and other fast-changing information.
Editor's Pick How much is your personal data worth? Will photos you post on Facebook or your Foursquare check-in data get you into trouble in five years’ time? In one of the standout talks at this week’s O’Reilly Strata Summit, author and Boing Boing editor Cory Doctorow explained why people undervalue their privacy and how data-driven companies exploit this mis-pricing of privacy.