Tyler Bell on Solving Large-Scale Data Problems at Strata

Tyler Bell, Director of Product here at Factual, will be speaking at the upcoming Strata Conference in Santa Clara. His session, titled “Bigger Than Any One — Solving Large-Scale Data problems with people and Machines,” will be on Wednesday 2/27/13 at 4:50 pm in Ballroom F.

MIT Technology Review Names Factual One of 50 Disruptive Companies in 2013

I’m excited to announce that Factual has been selected as one of MIT Technology Review’s 2013 50 Disruptive Companies in the field of Internet and Digital Media.  We were nominated by MIT Technology Review’s editors, who look for companies that have demonstrated original and valuable technology over the past year, are bringing that technology to … Continued

Increasing Transparency with Data Preview 2.0

Here at Factual, we have always tried to make our data as accessible as possible. We believe that a key part of accessibility is transparency. After all, data is not really accessible if prospective consumers can’t easily evaluate it. To this end, our data has always been publicly available to explore on our site through our data preview tool. Today we announce Data Preview 2.0 – a set of usability improvements and new features that make it significantly easier for anyone to explore our data and understand what exactly we offer prior to consuming it. Here is a quick tour: