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Real-Time Places Data Stack Goes Global

About two months ago, we announced that our entire Factual data stack was now working in real-time for US Place entities.  Today we’re pleased to report that this also now applies to the 49 additional countries that Factual covers. As a reminder, Gil previously explained the Seven Steps a contribution travels as it works its way...

Updated Restaurants Data

Last week, excitement and joy spread through the office as news broke that the Lakers had hired Mike D’Antoni as the new head coach (at least, excitement in my part of the office – Gil is more of a Clippers fan). Some of us made plans to attend a game. First we did the easy stuff...

One Step Closer to Representing the Physical World in Real-Time

I’m happy to announce Factual is today extending our entire data stack to include more robust real-time capabilities – not just serving the data, but consuming and assimilating new information. With this release, developers and enterprises can now make changes to Factual Places data in real-time. These real-time contributions are available for US places today, with...

Updates to the Factual iOS SDK

Factual would like to announce the updated release of our officially supported SDK for iOS!  This update includes support for the many new API features Factual has to offer. Here are some of the main updates: New API support: Resolve: starts with incomplete data for an entity, and returns potential entity matches Facets: returns row counts for...

New US Release & Enhancements to Global Places

We are very pleased to announce a number of significant enhancements to our US Places dataset soon to be followed by similar improvements to the rest of the world. Enrichments to US Data We’ve added a boatload of new entities to the US including 80K landmarks (parks, memorials, historic buildings, and other monuments), 25K transport hubs...