Facebook’s latest crash course on Graph Search focuses on the natural language interface for deciphering user queries.
30 April 2013
Expect Labs had already received funding from Google Ventures and Greylock. Now it is adding Intel Capital, Samsung Ventures, and Telefonica Digital as strategic investors.
29 April 2013
The NLP technology could be useful for Google’s Knowledge Graph. Apple had reportedly also been keen to buy the start-up to incorporate the technology into Siri.
In addition to over 80 million collective users of its mobile apps. Q1 revenues and operating profit reached $961m and $355.9m, up 40% and 7% YoY respectively.
23 April 2013
Chrome browser extension and some code hidden on a Web site indicate that Google might replace iGoogle with a desktop version of Google Now.
19 April 2013
$13.97bn vs. $14.04bn expectations (up 31% YoY), Net income of $3.35bn, CPC down 4% YoY, Paid clicks increased 20% YoY. Traffic acquisition costs 25% of revenues, flat YoY.
18 April 2013
What matters to the biggest shareholders is that Yahoo is a major shareholder in 2 incredibly high-performing Asian Internet companies: Yahoo Japan and Alibaba.
17 April 2013
Google wants IT departments to make Chrome the default browser and gives them control and customization capabilities. Today, Chrome is No. 3 with 17% of the desktop market.
To Summly-rize: Yahoo is trying to race as fast as it can to keep up, but the results are still not in: traffic is down and display advertising revenues went with it.
16 April 2013
Here is what happens. Humans invent technology. Then technology re-invents humans.