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A Globally Transparent API

We’ve been globalizing our services over the last few months at Factual to better serve the needs of a borderless Internet: all global place data is now accessible via a single API endpoint, and we’ve added two new countries, China and Canada. With this announcement, Factual is the only service in the world where developers can...

Factual Restaurants

When looking for a good restaurant, it’s not enough to just know its address or phone number. You also want to know: Is it open? Can I bring my 4-year old? Will it break my wallet? Do others like it? BYOB? Our Restaurants dataset can now help your users answer these questions and more, supporting use...

Announcing Our v3 API Stack: Faster Data Using Varnish and Node.js

At Factual we’re pretty obsessed with data.  In particular we love building APIs that let you use data in new and interesting ways.  That was the motivation behind launching our two newest APIs, Resolve and Crosswalk. Another thing we’re obsessed with is performance, which is why we’re excited to announce the release of our re-engineered API...

Factual Resolve

The Internet is awash with data. Where ten years ago developers had difficulty finding data to power applications, today’s difficulty lies in making sense of its abundance, identifying signal amidst the noise, and understanding its contextual relevance. To address these problems Factual is today launching Resolve – an entity resolution API that makes partial records complete,...

Crosswalk API

Factual is happy to announce the beta launch of the Factual Crosswalk API, which makes it super easy for developers to translate how Place entities are represented by 3rd party APIs and websites. This is a first in a series of releases to make factual information more accessible and normalize content across the Web. This is...