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Factual's Tyler Bell to Speak at Where 2.0

Next week, Factual’s Tyler Bell (Director of Product) will be speaking at the Where 2.0 Conference in Santa Clara, CA.  Where 2.0 brings together developers, CTOs, researchers, geographers, and entrepreneurs to shed light on the key issues surrounding location-based technologies. Tyler’s talk is entitled, “Big Data, Big Local.” Tyler will discuss how location data is evolving...

Gil's Slide Deck for Web 2.0

Gil recently delivered a talk at Web 2.0 entitled, “Big Data Challenges: Getting Some.” For those of you who couldn’t attend–and even for those who did–below is the slide deck that accompanied Gil’s talk. Factual 2011 Web 2.0 Presentation

Factual to Sponsor Hackers and Founders Hackathon

On April 22-23, Factual will be sponsoring a ‘Hackers and Founders Hackathon’ at the Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, California. The event will consist of coding sessions, along with two structured talks/panel discussions focused on Local Data and Big Data. We’re excited that some pretty major players in the tech and business worlds will be participating....

Gil to Speak at Data 2.0 Conference

Our CEO Gil will be participating in the upcoming Data 2.0 Conference in San Francisco on April 4th. Data 2.0 is a full-day conference that spotlights how greater accessibility to data will impact the future of business, technology, and society. Gil will be participating on the panel, “The Data Ecosystem.” To give you a sense of...

Contest Time! Build an App with IndexTank and Factual

It's time for our new contest. The theme for this one is: local businesses! By hacking up an application that uses both IndexTank real-time custom search API and Factual's dataset of 14M US businesses. You could win: A new iPad 2 + Smart Cover (1st place) A Parrot Quadcopter Air Drone (2nd place) Check out the...