Yahoo vs. WolframAlpha vs. Bing? – Vator.tv

Andrew Tomkins, Chief Scientist of Yahoo Search on how semantic technology has improved search

Chief Scientist of Yahoo Search, Andrew Tomkins, sits down in this video interview with journalist Bambi Francisco (Vator.tv) at SemTech 2009 to discuss Yahoo’s search position against the newcomers WolframAlpha and Bing (6:59 minutes).

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Why Siri – a virtual assistant – is possible – Vator.tv

Siri co-founder and CTO Tom Gruber on turning your iPhone into a personal concierge

Tom Gruber, co-founder and CTO of Siri, sat down with journalist Bambi Francisco (Vator.tv) at SemTech 2009 to discuss Siri, a virtual assistant on the iPhone.

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Franz Inc – Vator.tv

Web 3.0’s Database

Franz Inc. is the leading supplier of commercial, persistent and scalable RDF Graph Database products. AllegroGraph RDFStore provides the solid storage layer for powerful reasoning and ontology modeling capabilities. Franz’s semantic technology solutions are uniquely positioned to help bring your Web 3.0 ideas to reality.

NeOn – Vator.tv

Lifecycle Support for Networked Ontologies

NeOn started in March 2006 and has a duration of 4 years. Our aim is to advance the state of the art in using ontologies for large-scale semantic applications in the distributed organizations.

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TextDigger – Vator.tv

Ground-breaking semantic tools for the Web

TextDigger is a San Jose, CA-based startup developing advanced semantic solutions for the Web, including hosted semantic search, automated content tagging and topic generation, and optimized keyword generation. These products make Web pages more findable, both to outside search engines such as Google and to other pages within the same site via cross-linking and related search.