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

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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Posted in Machine Learning

3 Steps to Turn Webpages into Machine-Readable Data

Posted on October 30, 2017 by eranl

The vast majority of us use the web every single day – for news, shopping, socializing and really any type of activity you can imagine. But when it comes to acquiring data from the web for analytical or research purposes, you need to start looking at web content in a more technical way – breaking...

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Posted in Technology

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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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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Posted in Big Data

How web data saves lives, identifies threats, and brings criminals to justice

Posted on February 16, 2017 by ohadf

The Webhose.io team will remember February 13th 2017 primarily because of the opportunity to present at i-HLS Big Data alongside Fortune 500 leaders including IBM, SAP, and Dell. Over 500 participants convened to learn how homeland security and law enforcement agencies are using big data to serve and protect. Of particular interest was the role...

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Posted in Dark Web

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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Posted in API

Can Crawled Web Data Tell the Future?

Posted on November 14, 2016 by ohadf

Robert Tercek’s book Vaporized: Solid Strategies for Success in a Dematerialized World recently recently won GetAbastract’s 2016 International Book of the Year award at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Based in Hollywood, Robert has  spent his entire career creating interactive content and inspiring others to do the same. He was kind enough to share a few words...

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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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Social Media Analytics: Insights from Structured versus Unstructured Data

Posted on December 1, 2015 by webhose

Let’s be honest … social media is a challenge. Not only is staying current, active, and “topped off” a chore, but crafting full-scale campaigns that contribute to your business’ and brand’s actual goals can be bewildering. At the same time, the market for social-media continues to grow. According to recent data from eMarketer, “Social Network...

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Posted in Big Data