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  • Infochimps Launches Enterprise Cloud For Big Data Analytics

    Infochimps Launches Enterprise Cloud For Big Data Analytics

    Clouds, clouds, everywhere there are clouds. Here’s one more to file in your cloud list from Infochimps that’s all about big data. Infochimps Enterprise Cloud is the kind of service you won’t see any time soon from an enterprise behemoth like Oracle or most of the enterprise big boys. Why? Because it’s self-service. Read More

  • Infochimps Acquires Tweet Curation Startup Keepstream

    Infochimps Acquires Tweet Curation Startup Keepstream

    Data marketplace Infochimps is announcing the acquisition of  Tweet bookmarking service Keepstream this morning, in a deal that was primarily a talent acquisition and stock. The three Austin, Texas-based Keepstream co-founders, Huston Hoburg,  Jim England and Tim Gasper will be joining the 14 person-strong Infochimps team, which is also based out of Austin. Read More

  • Big Data Needs To Think Bigger

    Spend enough time in Silicon Valley, and of all the buzz words you’ll hear neatly tucked in with “graph,” “serendipity,” and “personalization” is one often uttered though, on the whole, not yet fully understood: “Big Data.” On the surface, everyone realizes the opportunity. Data is being generated at lightning speed, the cost of storing… Read More

  • Data Consolidation: Infochimps Buys YC Startup Data Marketplace

    Infochimps, a marketplace for data sets, is announcing the acquisition of Y Combinator-incubated startup and competitor Data Marketplace. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but we understand it was an all-cash deal. As we wrote in our initial review of Data Marketplace earlier this year, the startup served as a middleman in helping financial organizations find quality data on the web. Read More