Data at Scale: The Google News API vs Webz.io’s News API

Data at Scale: The Google News API vs Webz.io’s News API

Learn about the difference between Google News API and Webz.io’s News API

Leveraging Data in the Fight Against COVID-19 Disinformation

Leveraging Data in the Fight Against COVID-19 Disinformation

This is how Webz.io’s News API can be used to develop algorithmic models using natural language processing (NLP) to detect fake news.

A Look at News Trends from the COVID-19 Crisis

A Look at News Trends from the COVID-19 Crisis

See how MeaningCloud, a leader in text analytics, used Webz.io’s news API to analyze new Covid-19 trends.

Beating the Market with Alternative Web Data

Beating the Market with Alternative Web Data

Learn how web data from news articles, blogs, discussions and forums is an important alternative data resource.

How Web Data Can Help Predict Disease and a Rise in Prices

How Web Data Can Help Predict Disease and a Rise in Prices

Discover how web data can help predict a rise in prices.

How Alternative Data is Reshaping Finance

How Alternative Data is Reshaping Finance

According to a report recently featured on the Financial Times (PDF), hedge funds are expected to spend upwards of $600m on digital datasets this year, and up to $1bn by 2020. What’s […]

Why (and How) to Monitor RSS Feeds in 2018

Why (and How) to Monitor RSS Feeds in 2018

Rich Site Summary (RSS), as a web technology, has been around since the turn of the last century. But is it still relevant in 2018, is it going to stay around for […]

3 Predictions for Web Data in 2018

3 Predictions for Web Data in 2018

2017 was a turbulent year: With Donald Trump shaking up the American political system, cryptocurrencies causing riptides throughout financial markets, and advancements in artificial intelligence sparking both anticipation and anxiety in the […]

How to Extract Data from Websites: Scraping Tools, DIY or DaaS

How to Extract Data from Websites: Scraping Tools, DIY or DaaS

This is part 2 of our guide to web data extraction. Read part 1 to learn about the questions to ask before you start, or download the complete Web Data Extraction Playbook […]

Web Data Extraction Guide: 11 Questions to Ask

Web Data Extraction Guide: 11 Questions to Ask

The following is an excerpt from our new Web Data Extraction Playbook. We’ll be publishing the second part next week, or you can grab the full guide here. The internet has become […]

5 Great Reasons to Meet Us at Strata

5 Great Reasons to Meet Us at Strata

If you’re visiting this year’s Strata Data Conference in New York, you can find us at Booth #P17, and absolutely should. Here are 5 reasons why our (modest) booth is probably going […]

A Judge Just Ordered LinkedIn to Allow Scraping – Here's Why

A Judge Just Ordered LinkedIn to Allow Scraping – Here's Why

When is it okay to grab data from someone else’s website, without their explicit permission? A new ruling by a federal judge in California might have dramatic implications on this question, and […]