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Square Is Developing An Engine To Make Local Recommendations

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Square Building A 'Recommendation Engine' (The Verge)Square, the mobile payments provider, is reportedly developing a recommendation engine capable of suggesting places users may be interested in visiting...
Square Is Developing An Engine To Make Local Recommendations

How Facebook Graph Search will ignite a search revolution

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Facebook's Graph Search is the future of search. Even before Google was a verb, the search engine Holy Grail was to deliver you the most relevant search results despite not knowing who you were and what exactly you were looking for. Now Facebook can stop guessing who you are--because...
How Facebook Graph Search will ignite a search revolution
Big Data Be Damned, The Web Still Needs a Human Touch

Time Out NY adds e-commerce, daily deals and apps

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Time Out New York is rolling out a new digital strategy including e-commerce, daily deals and apps. The market is crowded with “what-to-do-in-NYC” apps — including offerings from the New York Times and New York magazine as well as consumer review-centric apps like Yelp and Urbanspoon. But Time Out New York hopes...
Time Out NY adds e-commerce, daily deals and apps
Gigya launches partner ecosystem to turn social, gamification into cash
Foursquare launching local search engine for everyone, not just registered users

500px Snapped Up Recommendation Engine Algo Anywhere For $2 Million In Cash And Stock

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500px, the Toronto-based startup that powers a super-slick photo sharing site, announced today that it has made its first acquisition with the purchase of Algo Anywhere, a startup also based in Toronto that specializes in recommendation algorithms. The pricetag was some $2 million, which came in a mix of cash...
500px Snapped Up Recommendation Engine Algo Anywhere For $2 Million In Cash And Stock

Combining Yelp & Twitter For Foodies, Fondu’s Redesign Beefs Up Recommendations, Discovery

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At TechCrunch Disrupt NYC last year, Gauri Manglik, Mike Lewis, and Orion Burt launched SpotOn, a recommendation engine in app, which served its users suggested local businesses based on their friends’ activity on Foursquare, Facebook, and more. The co-founders quickly found, however, that its customers were using the app more...
Combining Yelp & Twitter For Foodies, Fondu’s Redesign Beefs Up Recommendations, Discovery
Nara expands 'Pandora for restaurants' nationwide to tailor recommendations to you

What Exactly Do Foursquare's 135 Employees Do All Day?

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Last week we visited Foursquare's SoHo headquarters. It was by far the coolest startup office we've visited. It has everything from an amphitheater to shuffle board. The pictures evoked skepticism from some readers. "Why does Foursquare need 135 people to manage 5 million daily check-ins and play games all day?"...
What Exactly Do Foursquare's 135 Employees Do All Day?

Graph Search: a recommendation engine only Facebook could power

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Facebook’s new Graph Search is unlike any other search engine. It opens the vault of likes and interests stored in Facebook and combines it with meaningful social identity. In other words, it’s something only Facebook could do. When people sign up for the social network, they list their age, gender,...
Graph Search: a recommendation engine only Facebook could power

Boxever launches out of beta with high hopes for optimising airline data

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Boxever, the real-time customer intelligence platform for airlines has launched today to help flight companies achieve more with their own data. The company provides a way for airlines to segment and target customers in real-time with a recommendation engine that returns relevant flights, destinations and other probable requirements like hotels,...
Boxever launches out of beta with high hopes for optimising airline data

Top10 makes its database of opinion-based lists more social with its neat new Web app

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UK-based opinion-aggregating, recommendation platform Top10 has rolled out a major update to its website, with a view towards helping users share and discover the best music, films, products and everything in between. Oh, and it seems that Spotify has played a role in its latest Web-based incarnation. Just to give...
Top10 makes its database of opinion-based lists more social with its neat new Web app

Apple combats Netflix with Apple TV Genius suggestions for movies and TV shows

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Apple has issued an update to its Apple TV software that ads the Genius feature to its Movie and TV sections, reports Appleinsider. It seems clear that this was always coming, but in practice it makes a ton of sense as a counterpart to Netflix’s recommendation engine. The new sections...
Apple combats Netflix with Apple TV Genius suggestions for movies and TV shows

Drupal Company Acquia Launches New Cloud Media Management Service

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Acquia was founded by Dries Buytaert, the creator of the open source content management system Drupal, to monetize the project offering hosting and support. Today the company launched a beta of a new service called Acquia Media Cloud and released a new version of Drupal Commons, a distribution of Drupal...
Drupal Company Acquia Launches New Cloud Media Management Service
Netflix offers details on its recommendation engine, says it guides 75 percent of viewership
eBay-Owned Social Shopping Site Svpply Debuts A New Android App

Recommendation Engine Outbrain Acquires Editorial Data Startup Visual Revenue

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Outbrain, a content recommendation startup based in New York, today said it has acquired Visual Revenue, a startup that gives editors additional tools and data to enable better decision-making when setting up page layouts online....
Recommendation Engine Outbrain Acquires Editorial Data Startup Visual Revenue
Video recommendation engine Fanhattan expands from iOS to the web

Google officially reveals $199 7" quad-core Nexus7 tablet with Android 4.1

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Google Google unveiled its own Nexus tablet, the Nexus 7, at the Google I/O conference Wednesday in San Francisco. The 7-inch tablet running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will have a 1.3GHz quad-core Tegra 3 processor as well as 1280x800 IPS display with a 178-degree viewing angle. The tablet, which...
Google officially reveals $199 7" quad-core Nexus7 tablet with Android 4.1
What Lies Beyond The Check-In: Foursquare To Launch Big New Redesign Next Week

Science-Backed Ecommerce Recommendation Startup Uncovet Raises $1.3M

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Uncovet, a startup that wants to be the recommendation engine for indie designer clothing and accessories, has raised $1.3 million from Javelin Venture Partners, Siemer Ventures, and L.A. angel investor Paige Craig. A graduate of Science, Uncovet is an accessories and home décor site that is building a style graph...
Science-Backed Ecommerce Recommendation Startup Uncovet Raises $1.3M

Foursquare refreshes iOS app for streamlined exploring, speedier check-ins

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Building upon redesigned version 5.0, Foursquare has updated its iOS app (sorry, Android users, our guess is that you're coming up next). The refresh provides a number of cosmetic changes, including a tighter check-in screen that omits addresses in favor of a map view of your surroundings (and seems...
Foursquare refreshes iOS app for streamlined exploring, speedier check-ins

Why User-Recommendation Engine Sailthru Just Raised $19 Million

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Sites like The Huffington Post and others hosted by AOL, and many e-commerce sites like Fab.com,are powered by a recommendation engine called Sailthru. You might not have heard of it until now, but the company is getting a lot of attention in the marketing universe -- and just raised $19...
Why User-Recommendation Engine Sailthru Just Raised $19 Million
How Disney built a big data platform on a startup budget
Foursquare opens its local recommendation engine to all, prepares to take on Yelp and Google

Gojee launches iPhone, iPad and Android apps, as it gears up for new verticals like fashion and home

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Gojee, the gorgeous, discovery-focused site that curates food and drink recipes, is finally launching native iPhone, iPad and Android apps after months of suspense. The new apps, which follow the site’s full-screen, image-centric appeal, are now live in their respective app stores. According to Gojee, its new mobile suite is “one-part curation,...
Gojee launches iPhone, iPad and Android apps, as it gears up for new verticals like fashion and home

Hyperlinks Are Dumb And Bleeding Money; How To Ensure Yours Aren’t

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Editor’s note: Oliver Roup is the founder and CEO of VigLink, a service that makes it easier to use affiliate programs on your blog or website. When an email hits our inbox, we know not only who it’s from but their entire web imprint. LinkedIn can point out the profile of the...
Hyperlinks Are Dumb And Bleeding Money; How To Ensure Yours Aren’t
Kliq shares your content smartly across all your social networks

Twitter Using Social Info From The Web To Recommend Follows For You

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News updates all day from your Fast Company editors.Yesterday evening Twitter revealed a new service to its millions of users: Suggested follows. It's an expansion of its current recommendation engine that simply shows the same list to new joiners to Twitter, and it's rolling out in an number of countries...
Twitter Using Social Info From The Web To Recommend Follows For You
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?