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, [...]

Factual Support for SimpleGeo Customers

Earlier today Urban Airship let their customers know that they will start winding down the existing SimpleGeo Places service over the next couple of months, with a target service end date of March 31, 2012. Urban Airship will be focusing on integrating location and context services into their push messaging platform. We have good news [...]

A Globally Transparent API

We’ve been globalizing our services over the last few months at Factual to better serve the needs of a borderless Internet: all global place data is now accessible via a single API endpoint, and we’ve added two new countries, China and Canada. With this announcement, Factual is the only service in the world where developers [...]