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Factual expands its location-based ad tools

Factual announced this morning that it's expanding its Geopulse ad-targeting suite, with new products designed to help advertisers measure whether their campaigns drive in-store visits, and to give

Snapchat’s Foursquare and Factual partnerships double geofilter usage

Borrowed location databases are paying off big time for Snapchat . They allow users to turn any nearby landmark or business into a stylized geofilter that they can overlay on their photos and videos.

Expect Labs Teams Up With Factual To Bring Better Location Data To Its Anticipatory Computing Engine

Expect Labs has been on a bit of a tear lately — within the past six months the San Francisco-based startup showed off its fan-favorite app at Disrupt SF 2012,<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/20

Factual Place Rank Wants To Make Location Data More Relevant

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.factual.com/">Factual</a> is a company that provides open data sets for developers, most notably its location data sets and APIs. The company just announced that it

SimpleGeo Outsources Its Places Database To Factual

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/simplegeo-places.jpg"> In the quest for a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/04/17/open-database-places/">unified database of p

With $4 Million From Comcast, Fwix Launches Its Own Open Places Databases

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/fwix.png"> With a fresh infusion of $4 million from Comcast Interactive Capital, which it raised recently in a series B financing (with previ

Big Data Needs To Think Bigger

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/big-data-facebok-map.jpg" alt="" /> Spend enough time in Silicon Valley, and of all the buzz words you’ll hear neatly tucked in with “g

Twitter Will Shut Off GeoAPI To Developers

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/geoapi.jpg"> When Twitter <a href="http://blog.twitter.com/2009/12/mixing-it-up-at-795-folsom-st.html">bought Mixer Labs</a> in Decemb

Hyperpublic Wants To "Structure The Data In Your Local World"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/01/hyperpublic-pinpoint1.jpg"/> One of my big <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/01/02/seven-technologies-that-will-rock-2011/">predictio

Andreesen Horowitz And Index Lead $25 Million Round For Big Data Startup Factual

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/factual-logo.png"> <a href="http://www.factual.com/">Factual</a>, the open database company, closed a $25 million series A financing, led by

Factual Turns On Tools To Visualize Its Big Data

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/factual-hiking.jpg"> <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/03/16/big-data-freedom/">Big Data</a> is great for geeks, but most normal peop

Factual Raises $1 Million Seed Round From Andreessen Horowitz, Idealab, And Angels

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/factual-logo.png" width="166" height="45" /> If you co-founded the company that became Google AdSense, as <a href="http://www.crunchba

Factual: Applied Semantics Co-Founder Launches A Repository For Open Data

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/factual-logo.png" width="166" height="45" /> Gil Elbaz wants people to make lots of spreadsheet tables filled with fun and important f