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Google Grabs Aardvark Social Search

Aardvark, a social media search engine, has announced that it has been acquired by Google. Aardvark is now a tool available in Google Labs, and will remain free of cost and fully functional. Aardvark’s defining characteristic as a search engine is that once the user’s question has been input, it will search that user’s social network and attempt to identify a connection who could best answser the question. Under Google Labs, Aardvark is expected to be further developed. http://vark.com/

Contegra and dtSearch Announce Faceted Search for dtSearch

Contegra Systems and dtSearch announced a faceted search add-on for dtSearch Developer Customers. Faceted search enables dynamic filtering of search results by attributes. Built on the dtSearch Engine APIs, Contegra Systems’ Kaleido Search now makes faceted search available to content-rich applications and e-commerce sites. Kaleido Search offers the ability to group search results by facet, the ability to “expand and collapse” facet selections, on-demand summaries of selected facets, and more. Kaleido Search enables these faceted search features in the context of comprehensive solution for online data access that is customizable to suit any site. The dtSearch Engine can index over a terabyte of data in a single index, as well as create and instantly search an unlimited number of indexes. The software offers more than 25 search options, including Unicode support covering hundreds of international languages. Proprietary file format support highlights hits in popular file types.  A built-in Spider supports searching of local and remote, public and secure, dynamic and static web data, with WYSIWYG hit-highlighted displays. The dtSearch Engine API supports .NET, Java, C++, SQL, etc., including native 64-bit Windows/Linux support. http://www.contegrasystems.com, http://www.dtsearch.com

Nstein Technologies Launches Semantic Site Search

Nstein Technologies Inc. announced the release of a new product, Semantic Site Search (3S). 3S leverages Nstein’s text-mining technology to power a faceted site search which returns results that are organized categorically. 3S can ingest content from many different indices from many different web publishing platforms, meaning it indexes material across multiple properties. 3S’ embedded Text Mining Engine (TME) identifies concepts, categories, proper names, places, organizations, sentiment and topics in particular content pieces and then annotates those documents, creating a semantic fingerprint that exposes underlying nuances and meaning in content. 3S is also boasts a visual interface that is designed to allow administrators to tweak search sensitivity algorithms without having to modify hard code. 3S comes bundled with front-end wiidgets which could be used to point users to “similar content”, “most recent content”, or other identifying characteristics of content that one wants to promote. http://www.nstein.com

Clarabridge Releases Clarabridge Enterprise 4

Clarabridge announced the general availability of Clarabridge Enterprise 4. Clarabridge Enterprise 4 includes the addition of an Ad-Hoc Uploader, upgrades to the Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Sentiment Engines, new collaboration tools in the Classification Suite and built-in Early Warnings and Alerts. Sentiment Engine Upgrades: clause-based sentiment and classification, along with a multitude of core engine enhancements; as well as added support for classifying data in foreign languages. Classification Templates to provide quick-start templates for analysts developing category models. Collaboration changes such as locking of models to prevent changes, rule history and roll back functionality, color-coding as a visual aid for maintaining models, and a preview feature. Early Warnings & Alerts: statistical warning and alert engines aimed at helping users proactively address customer experience issues by alerting them to anything that exceed defined thresholds. Ad-Hoc Uploader: The Ad-Hoc Uploader is designed to upload feedback sources for analysis directly from browsers. http://www.clarabridge.com/

MuseGlobal and Specialty Systems Partner

MuseGlobal announced a partnership with Specialty Systems, Inc., a company focusing on innovative information systems solutions to Federal, State and Local Government customers. Specialty Systems, Inc. is partnering with MuseGlobal to provide the systems integration expertise to engineer law enforcement and homeland security applications built on MuseGlobal’s MuseConnect, which provides federated search and harvesting technologies, with a library of more than 6,000 pre-built source connectors. The applications resulting from this partnership will incorporate unified information access allowing structured data from database sources; semi-structured data from spreadsheets, forms and XML sources; unstructured data from web sites, documents, email; and rich media such as images, video and audio information to be accessed simultaneously from internal databases and external sources.  This information is gathered on the fly, and unified for immediate presentation to the requestor. http://www.specialtysystems.com, http://www.museglobal.com

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