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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
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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