Factual at Where Conference and Data 2.0 Summit

Next week is a big week for conferences with both Where Conference (April 2 – 4)  and Data 2.0 Summit (April 3) taking place in San Francisco. Tyler Bell, Factual’s Director of Product, will be at Where Conference giving a talk called “Automated Engagement: Electronic Receipts & the Future of Geo.”  This will be at 1:40 [...]

Factual in the New York Times

Factual featured on the front-page of the New York Times Business Section yesterday: Just the Facts. Yes, All of Them It provides a great overview of the company and our CEO Gil Elbaz. A few choice extracts: “If all data was clear, a lot fewer people would subtract value from the world,” [Gil] says. “A [...]

Data Partnership with EMC Greenplum Chorus

Today, EMC announced their Greenplum Chorus toolset – a social and collaborative toolset for data science teams.  Greenplum Chorus enables data scientists to easily work together on datasets to quickly draw insights to drive business results.  We are thrilled to be a part of the Greenplum Chorus partner ecosystem.  Factual data is available through the [...]

New Partnership with Geoloqi

We’re very excited to announce a new partnership with Geoloqi. Our Global Places API will be included in Geoloqi’s SDK, giving Geoloqi developer access to location data on 60 million places in 50 different countries. Full details on the partnership are below in Geoloqi’s press release: Austin, TX (SXSW Interactive)  – March 11, 2012 – Geoloqi, [...]

SXSW Panel: Creating an Internet of Entities

If you are at SXSW this year, be sure to attend the panel discussion on “Creating an Internet of Entities“. Factual’s own Tyler Bell will be joined by Drew Vogel (Sunlight Foundation), George Oates (Internet Archive), and Pete Warden (Jetpak Inc) in a discussion on how they are all each working to create an Internet [...]