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Aggregate Knowledge launches Pique Discovery Network

Aggregate Knowledge launched a major update to its service that aggregates user data from retail and media partners and presents consumers with relevant products and content as they peruse Web pages.The company renamed its service the Pique Discovery Network and added new capabilities, such as targeted product and content placements in emails and through affiliate channels.

November 4, 2007 by Dan Farber

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OpenSocial unleashed into the wild

Now that OpenSocial has been partially release into the wild, the effects on the ecosystem are being felt. TechCrunch reported on a hack of an application on Plaxo's OpenSocial-compliant host.

November 3, 2007 by Dan Farber


The computer orgasm. Is it real or is everyone just faking it?

Guest post: Chris Matyszczyk finds it odd that nearly a third of single Americans feel that the Internet is “sufficient companionship” and about the same percentage of young Americans would sell their name for a piffling $100,000.Research shows that there are basically only two types of people.

November 2, 2007 by Chris Matyszczyk


Guilt by association: it's called reputation

I've had domain specific languages on my mind recently, so when a Wired News article on Hancock, a DSL for data mining "communities of interest" crossed through my feedreader, I spent some time digging into it.The gist of the story is this: AT&T invented a language, called Hancock, (source code and binaries available) for analyzing data flows.

November 2, 2007 by Phil Windley

2 Comments Winter '08 edition goes live

Salesforce Winter ’08 edition of the platform is now live, as well as two new applications-- Salesforce Content and Salesforce Ideas (previously covered here when the software was rolled out at Dreamforce 07).

November 2, 2007 by Dan Farber