June 23, 2009
Reuters Labs has announced the release of their new Spotlight API. Spotlight is a non-commercial platform designed to "allow users to innovate and develop their ideas by harnessing the content Reuters publishes."
Expert System Releases Cogito Intelligence API Helping Analysts Quickly and Accurately Evaluate Intelligence Data
Expert System, a leading semantic technology company and developer of Cogito semantic technology, has announced the release of the Cogito Intelligence API which allows semantic processing and analysis functionality to be integrated with government, intelligence, law enforcement and other types of security software systems and applications.
The new Yahoo Content Analysis API capitalizes on the success of its term extraction API while adding new functionality. The reborn implementation not only extracts terms and entities but ranks them based on perceived importance within the article. Peter Levinson, product manager for Yahoo Content Analysis, says “The new API gives developers actionable metadata about their content. By extracting and then ranking terms on the page, the API separates signal from noise in unstructured content.”