Gooooolll! Who Will Win The World Cup?

Posted on July 15, 2018 by webhose

It’s been a month since the World Cup began and as usual, there were quite a few surprises in these matches. Seriously – did anyone see Germany getting bumped in the first round?! Here at Webhose, everyone was psyched and so we did a friendly competition to predict the winners. Not surprisingly, the majority of...

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Posted in Machine Learning

Survey Results: What Matters to Web Data Collection Buyers

Posted on June 28, 2018 by webhose

While structured web data presents exciting possibilities in many fields of endeavor – including finance, cyber-security, artificial intelligence and more – the market for data extraction platforms is still fairly young. Only a handful of companies are providing online data at scale, and unlike other technologies which are covered extensively by analysts and professional publications,...

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Posted in Technology

How Alternative Data is Reshaping Finance

Posted on May 24, 2018 by webhose

According to a report recently featured on the Financial Times (PDF), hedge funds are expected to spend upwards of $600m on digital datasets this year, and up to $1bn by 2020. What’s going on? Why are investment firms hoarding all this data, and what types of data are piquing their interest in particular? Read on...

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Posted in Big Data

Why (and How) to Monitor RSS Feeds in 2018

Posted on March 27, 2018 by Guy Mor

Rich Site Summary (RSS), as a web technology, has been around since the turn of the last century. But is it still relevant in 2018, is it going to stay around for much longer, and how can it still be useful in today’s online landscape? Our answers to these questions are yes, yes, and read...

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Posted in API

Meet the Online News Archive: Time for Some Historical Perspective

Posted on March 12, 2018 by Guy Mor

Today we’re very excited to announce the latest milestone in our journey to make structured web data easily accessible to every organization, developer and researcher: the Online News Archive has now been officially launched!   TL;DR version: it’s a massive database of online news articles in structured format collected from thousands of sources in over...

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Posted in News

How Artificial Intelligence Can Bridge the Gap between Technology and Hype

Posted on February 12, 2018 by Guy Mor

If you read business or tech publications, you’ve probably heard about the ‘explosion of data in the business world’. There has certainly been no lack of voices shouting about it from every rooftop: That a claim has become clichéd does not, however, make it inaccurate. It is true that the internet, digitization, storage and other...

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Posted in Machine Learning

Structuring the Dark Web!

Posted on January 24, 2018 by eranl

We’ve recently launched an exciting new addition to our dark web data feed (as featured on Betanews, ProgrammableWeb, and elsewhere): now, in addition to industry-leading breadth of coverage of the TOR network, we’ll also be structuring the extracted data so that it fits into a similar JSON format as our open web data feeds. The...

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Posted in Dark Web