A Good Answer is Hard to Find

Our goal at Factual is to build a platform that enables communities to transform bits and pieces of knowledge into clean, usable databases that can be leveraged across a whole range of applications.  But even as we make good progress on that particular front, I think about the other challenges that stand in the way [...]

Factual focus group: Monday, February 1st

On Monday, February 1st, we will be hosting a focus group to introduce some new features that we have been working on. We are inviting a select group of developers to attend. We will introduce the beta version of our Javascript API and visualization widgets. We would like to invite you to take part and [...]

Google Phones!!!

Santa Claus came slightly late to the Factual office this year… but it was worth the wait! This morning, each Factual employee came into the office to discover that “someone” (as in our CEO Gil) had given us our very own Nexus One mobile phone! As you may know, Google released its Nexus One phone [...]

Factual to Co-Host Developer Meetup on January 13th!

We had so much fun at our last developer event that we’ve decided to do it again! Next week, Wednesday, January 13th, Factual will host a joint meetup of The Los Angeles Semantic Web Meetup Group and The Los Angeles PHP Developers Meetup Group. (If you live in the Los Angeles area and love talking [...]

New iPhone App Powered by Factual

The cigar blog Stogie Fresh recently developed a nifty iPhone app powered by Factual data. “Doc’s Stogie Rate for iPhone” app allows you to keep track of your cigar collection, rate and log tasting notes, and access detailed information about any cigar of your choosing (size, shape, country of origin, etc.). For all you iPhone-wielding, [...]