Google has dominated the search engine world for years, weathering the attempts of many competitors who have tried and failed to capture a piece of the search engine market. True Knowledge, a new natural language search service, is hoping to gain a piece of the search pie by harnessing the power of semantic data queries on the web.
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.”
As the national library of the United States, the Library of Congress has created vast amounts of metadata to describe books and other documents in its collection. Among this metadata is the Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), a “controlled vocabulary” for classifying documents by subject.