Financial success using AI and Time Travel

Posted on January 18, 2018 by Ran Geva

Wait let me explain. I can explain every part of this click-bait title, it will make sense I promise. So, A great philosopher named Homer Simpsons once said: “Trying is the first step towards failure” And I agree, however Failure is the first step towards success. Learning from past mistakes is a crucial step to...

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Was Black Friday Worth It? The Crawled eCommerce Data Answer

Posted on December 4, 2017 by eranl

Now that we’ve had a chance to recover from the Black Friday and Cyber Monday crazes, which chalked up record sales this year, it’s time to ask the inevitable question: was Black Friday worth it? Were products actually cheaper during this period, or was it all (massively successful) marketing hype meant to increase retail sales?...

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How To Get The Data Your AI Application Needs

Posted on September 28, 2017 by eranl

Do you remember the saying, “For people who do not know where they are going, any path will take them there”? How things change! Today, it’s “No problem, let AI and machine learning figure it out!”. Artificial intelligence has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent years. Now, AI has beaten the world champion at...

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5 Great Reasons to Meet Us at Strata

Posted on August 24, 2017 by webhose

If you’re visiting this year’s Strata Data Conference in New York, you can find us at Booth #P17, and absolutely should. Here are 5 reasons why our (modest) booth is probably going to rock this year’s Strata Conference and be the biggest thing since distributed databases. 1. Because We’re Giving Away this Awesome Drone We’re...

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What is DaaS, BDaaS, DBaaS? And Why Should You Care?

Posted on August 8, 2017 by eranl

The proliferation of data services has created a wide range of confusing buzzwords and acronyms – but at its core DaaS is still a meaningful concept. We are living in the age of everything as a service (EaaS?). What started as the simple and fairly easy to understand concept of software as a service has,...

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How to use rated reviews for sentiment classification

Posted on February 9, 2017 by Omer Turner

Sentiment classification is a fascinating use case for machine learning. Regardless of complexity – you need two core components to deliver meaningful results; a machine learning engine and a significant volume of structured data to train that engine. Last month, we added the new “rating” field for rated review sites covered in the Webhose.io threaded...

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Top 10 Big Data Stories Leading the Conversation

Posted on September 26, 2016 by ohadf

In the right hands, crawled web data can tell an amazing story. We were interested in the top 10 news stories – sorted by social shares on Facebook and LinkedIn. So we set up a simple news API request. We were looking for the stories published over the past 30 days returned by an exact match query for the term “big data”.  Here...

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Guide to Structured Web Data Consumption: How to get instant access to news, blogs, and online discussions

Posted on September 1, 2016 by ohadf

Hundreds of entrepreneurs, researchers, and data scientists contact us daily with questions about accessing structured web data. We put together our answers our new guide to Structured Web Data Consumption. The consumerization of web data It’s easy to fall into the trap of building a proprietary crawling and data structuring solution tailored to a particular...

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The 15 Data Experts You Should be Following on Twitter

Posted on January 14, 2016 by webhose

Twitter is a phenomenal place not only to connect with peers in the analytics industry but also to follow and learn from its leading authorities. Unfortunately, the Twitter marketplace is crowded and trying to wade through and research exactly who’s who on your own is overwhelming Even worse is making your Twitter decisions based on...

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