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Offshoring Without Outsourcing

Offshoring has been a hotly-debated topic for many years now among Fortune 500 companies; however, several factors - the increase of skilled citizens around the globe, the near-ubiquity of internet access, the continued relaxation of trade barriers, cost savings via an efficient marketplace for international labor - have recently made offshoring an attractive option for smaller...

An Update From Gil

Hello all, I wanted to give you an update on some exciting new developments. Since our launch in October 2009, we’ve been very busy at our offices in Los Angeles and Shanghai – expanding the company, fine-tuning the product, launching new features, and learning from our ever-growing community. Factual tables are already demonstrating the power and...

Factual to Co-Host Developer Meetup on January 13th!

We had so much fun at our last developer event that we’ve decided to do it again! Next week, Wednesday, January 13th, Factual will host a joint meetup of The Los Angeles Semantic Web Meetup Group and The Los Angeles PHP Developers Meetup Group. (If you live in the Los Angeles area and love talking about...

Yahoo's Bill Michels Joins Factual as Developer VP

Today, we are very excited to announce that Bill Michels has officially joined Factual as VP of Developer Platform. In his new position, Bill will help expand the Factual platform by engaging with developers and promoting innovation around the Factual API. Before joining Factual, Bill worked at Yahoo for 5+ years, most recently as General Manager...

Factual…Off and Running

What an exciting week it’s been! Factual’s public launch was only seven day ago, and the feedback we’ve received – from the press, bloggers, “tweeters,” and tech enthusiasts – has been tremendously encouraging. One thing is for sure: there’s a growing interest among Internet users for more open, transparent, and reliable data. And while Factual currently hosts a good deal...