Friday, April 30, 2004

On top of the world: But for how long?

Rivals gearing up to do battle - Firmly ensconced as the Internet's most popular search service, and with a $2.7 billion public stock offering in its future, Google Inc. seems to be sitting on top of the world. But the world is round. It's easy to roll off. And there are several rich and canny competitors eager to give Google a push.

New UK centre for text mining may improve information management

The JISC, BBSRC AND EPSRC have announced funding of £1m to establish a National Centre for Text Mining. The remit of the Centre, the first publicly funded centre in the world, is to contribute to the associated national and international research agenda, to establish a service for the wider academic community, and to make connections with industry.

Thursday, April 29, 2004

Air Force acquires geographic search tool

The Air Force Office of Special Investigations has recently purchased a tool developed by MetaCarta Inc. of Cambridge, Mass., that organizes and presents geographic information on suspected and potential terrorists.

Thursday, April 22, 2004

Nstein Technologies acquires KMtechnologies

Nstein Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: EIN), an emerging leader in new Business Intelligence (BI) solutions, announced today that it has acquired KMtechnologies, a Canadian software developer of web-based collaboration solutions as well as document, knowledge and customer-relations management solutions.

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Language Weaver Honored As Company Of The Year

Language Weaver, Inc., a software company developing statistical machine translation software (SMTS), today announced it has been chosen as Company of the Year in the start-up category by the attendees at The Venture Forum produced by Larta Institute.