In Battle With Amazon, Walmart Unveils Polaris, A Semantic Search Engine For Products

Walmart is today unveiling a new search engine named "Polaris" which now powers <a target="_blank" href="http://www.walmart.com">Walmart.com</a>, as well as the company's mobile web and mobile apps,

How Your Social Data Will Power Walmart’s E-Commerce Revolution

Walmart is planning to launch several new projects this holiday season based on the technology it acquired from the social media startup Kosmix back in April. Kosmix's platform previously powered mult

Walmart Ventures Into The Social Media Space With Acquisition Of Kosmix

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/kosmix.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.walmart.com/">Walmart</a> this morning said it is buying Mountain View-based <a href="http:/

Kosmix Kills Off MeeHive's Custom News Service As It Focuses On TweetBeat

<img class="shot2" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/meehivelogo.jpg" alt="" />Back in March 2009 I <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2009/03/11/meehive-taps-into-kosmix-to-build-your

TweetBeat Wants To Kill Hashtags On Twitter By Making Them Obsolete

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-225658" title="Screen shot 2010-09-29 at 9.20.50 AM" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/screen-shot-2010-09-29-at-9-20-50-am.png" alt="" />B

Kosmix Unleashes Its Realtime Tweetbeat On The World Cup

<img class="snap_nopreview shot" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/soccerplayer.jpg"> The problem with Twitter is that it is too noisy. Filtering the signal from the noise is stil

Twitter Turns On The Firehose For Realtime Search Startups

<img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/firehose.png"> When it comes to getting access to all the data that flows through Twitter, there are the 50,000 apps that drink from Twitte

Kosmix Acquires Cruxlux, The Online Version Of 'Six Degrees Of Kevin Bacon'

<a href="http://www.koxmix.com"><img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/cruxluxkosmix.png" width="209" height="115" /></a><a href="http://www.kosmix.com">Kosmix</a>, the reference

Universal Search Takes Off: Kosmix Posts 419% Growth In March

<a href="http://www.kosmix.com"><img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/04/picture-108.png" width="197" height="73" /></a> <a href="http://www.kosmix.com">Kosmix</a>, the universal s

MeeHive Taps Into Kosmix To Build Your Daily Personalized Newspaper

<a href="http://www.meehive.com"><img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/picture-41-215x64.png" width="215" height="64" /></a> <a href="http://www.meehive.com">MeeHive</a> is a new

Kosmix Raises $20 Million More For Its Universal Search Engine

<a href="http://www.kosmix.com"><img src="https://techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/picture-281.png" class="shot2" /></a> <a href="http://www.kosmix.com">Kosmix</a>, a universal search engine

Kosmix Goes Horizontal

Kosmix, until now a vertical search engine for information about health, automobiles and travel, transformed itself into a universal search engine for all subjects earlier today during a general redes

Find Something That Is "X" And Has "Y" With Circos

Keyword search gets you pretty far when looking for pure information, but doesn’t help much on more qualitative searches like trying to find the hippest restaurant in SOHO. Searches like the lat

Will Kosmix's Plan To Take Vertical Search Horizontal Go Flat?

Kosmix is a vertical search engine that launched in 2006. They also raised a heap of cash – over $25 million from Accel, Lightspeed and Cambrian Ventures as well as private investors including J

A Taste of DEMO 2006

DEMO 2006: 70 companies gather at a hotel in Phoenix, Arizona to compete head on for our attention. $15,000 buys you 5 minutes in front of 700 people, and a chance to make history (which is not record