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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...

PHP Driver 5.3 Released

We’ve released the latest version of the Factual PHP Driver: this includes enhanced features within our new Submit and Flag APIs, including clear and strict mode, as well as a number of new integration tests to make our collective lives easier during installation and testing. Diffs are now supported, and we also added a cheeky header...

Gil Elbaz Interviewed at OSCON 2012 [Video]

Gil was at O’Reilly Media’s Open Source Convention (OSCON) earlier this week where he was interviewed on the subject of data accessibility.

Gil's Web 2.0 Summit Speech & Interview [Video]

Gil delivered a speech at last week’s Web 2.0 Summit called “A Path to Data Liquidity”.  See the speech below and also an interview where Gil discusses Factual, our data, and our philosophy. Talk: “A Path to Data Liquidity” > Interview:

Gil Elbaz at Web 2.0 Summit – A Path to Data Liquidity

Gil will be speaking at the Web 2.0 Summit tomorrow (Tuesday 10/18/11) at 4:45 pm in the Grand Ballroom. His speech, titled “A Path to Data Liquidity”, will discuss how data accessibility is crucial to increasing rates of innovation and some ideas on how to facilitate increased access to data. The speech touches on some of...