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2008-10-28 09:00:17

Local.com Corporation (NASDAQ: LOCM), a leading local search site and network, today announced that the company will be presenting a peer-reviewed research paper as part of the Geographic Information Retrieval (GIR) Workshop during the 17th annual Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), being held at the Napa Valley Marriott, October 26-30, 2008. Local.com will be presenting a paper titled, "Experiences in Crawling Deep Web in the Context of Local Search," that...

2008-09-29 09:00:25

MetaCarta, Inc., the leading provider of geographic search solutions, today announced the MetaCarta Geographic Search and Referencing Platform (MetaCarta GSRP). MetaCarta GSRP identifies places and points-of-interest in text documents, news feeds, email, reports, web pages and blogs, and assigns latitude and longitude coordinates so that the content can be searched, retrieved, and visually displayed on a map. Today, not all geographic references can be identified by traditional search...


Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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