Infochimps, the first open data marketplace and a leading provider of tools, content, and operational expertise for big data infrastructure, today announced Dashpot for the Infochimps Platform, an easy-to-use analytics and operations dashboard that provides customers with a powerful suite of tools for business metrics and data visualization, cluster management and system monitoring.
With the launch of the Infochimps Enterprise Platform, the company seems to be making available to the public the very same system that they have been running their data marketplace with. If you’ve ever tried to manage your own Hadoop cluster, and used a variety of tools with crazy names like chef and pig, then [...]
Two of my favorite companies have now combined forces. Today in my email I received a message from the founder of Capital Factory company Keepstream. I will re-post it here for you. Congratulations to everyone involved! Keepstream is joining Infochimps! We are excited to announce that Keepstream has been acquired by Infochimps, leading API provider and data marketplace! [...]
I work with a lot of consumer startups that are dealing with location-aware information. From a programmer perspective, it’s just plain hard. Not only is it difficult to find a great source for quality geo data, but then you typically want to correlate it across multiple social systems (Foursquare, Yelp, etc). Some of my favorite [...]
Most of you know our friends at the InfoChimps. Plying the honorable trade of helping you turn your data into money through their data marketplace. You also may be familiar with one of the hottest startups in the silicon valley; Twilio. They provide phone and SMS services in the cloud. The two of them are [...]
With the news that Jive is buying Proximal Labs, people are starting to take notice of what some people term “Big Data.” The opportunities in Big Data are emerging, and some companies at the edge of the frontier have been around for several years. My definition of Big Data companies are those the collect and analyze large volumes of information.
Infochimps, a marketplace to buy, sell and share any list, spreadsheet or dataset in the world, today announced the acquisition of Data Marketplace, a Y Combinator-incubated startup that helps people find, buy and sell data online. With the acquisition, Infochimps is absorbing Data Marketplace’s domain, brand, datasets and technology platform into Infochimps’ holdings, and while [...]
It’s time again for the Beta Summit at the Austin Innotech Conference. This is the second year that I’ve had the pleasure of hosting this event, and we’ve got some great companies that are going to show you some early stage, or recently launched technologies.