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- This Electronic Arts game uses the YouTube API to let you upload your in-game videos directly to YouTube from Spore.
- Meaningtwitt is a mashup between Twitter, Google Visualization API and Meaningtool. It's intended for categorization of Twitter Users through the semantic technology of Meaningtool.
- Real-time tweet tracking for keywords across the world on a map. Currently tracks 250 countries and plans are to track all the major cities of the world.
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While working with Big Data affords a lot of potential business value the complexity of building applications that manipulate all that information can be nothing short of daunting. Not only do most of the currently popular approaches require developers to master arcane interfaces such as MapReduce, the performance of the application tends to suffer under the weight of all the data that needs to be processed.
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