App for IPhone and iPod touch that lets you upload a camera image, or a picture from the Image Library or from your Facebook photo albums, and find out what celebrities you and your friends look like. The app looks ONLY at your face features, not skin color or hair color. Share the results, morph your face with your twin, learn about the celebrities, buy celebrity stuff and find other people who look like your twin.
Demand for Big Data applications is clearly skyrocketing. But the challenge facing many developers is that the data needed to create those applications exists in structured, unstructured and semi-structured formats. Looking to make it easier to build these kinds of applications, Hewlett-Packard has added support for both a Java SDK and semi-structured data to the HP Vertica columnar database.
Strutta provides a platform to "engage your audience and convert fans to customers." It does this by launching and managing contests, sweepstakes, coupons, promotions, and by providing the Strutta API. For example, Crate & Barrel ran a wedding contest to drive couples to set up their wedding registries at the company, and featured friends and families of the contestants voting on the results to generate increased customer involvement.