First Intelligent Financial Search Engine Developed Researchers from the Carlos III University of Madrid (UCM3) have completed the development of the first search engine designed to search for information from the financial and stock market sector based on semantic technology, which enables one to make more accurate thematic searches adapted to the needs of each user. Unlike conventional search engines, SONAR -so named by its creators- enables the user to perform structured searches which are not based solely on concordance with a series of key words. This corporate financial search engine based on semantic technology, as described on the project website ( was developed by researchers from the UC3M in partnership with the University of Murcia, el Instituto de Empresa (the Business Institute) and the company Indra. According to its creators, it has two main advantages. The first prototype works by making use of semantic web elements. Potential users
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10 Search Engines to Explore the Deep End of the Invisible Web It’s not Spiderman’s latest web slinging tool but something that’s more real world. The Invisible Web (or The Deep Web) refers to the part of the Internet that’s not indexed by the search engines. Most of us think that that search powerhouses like Google and Bing are like the Great Oracle — they see everything. Unfortunately, they can’t because they aren’t divine at all; they are just web spiders who index pages by following one hyperlink after the other. Take library databases which need a password for access. Search engine technology has progressed by leaps and bounds. It’s not that you can’t access the invisible web at all. 1. This is considered to be the oldest catalog on the web and was started by started by Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the web. For instance, there are 300 sub-libraries with their own categories within the main library. You can go vertically into the categories or use the search bar. 2. This is the official site of the U.S. 3. 4. 5. 6. Studying literature? 7. 8.
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Jumper 2.0 ApexKB (formerly Jumper 2.0), is an open source web application script for collaborative search and knowledge management powered by a shared enterprise bookmarking engine that is a fork of KnowledgebasePublisher. It was publicly announced on 29 September 2008. A stable version of Jumper (version 22.214.171.124) was publicly released under the GNU General Public License and made available on Sourceforge on 26 March 2009 as a free software download. Jumper is Enterprise 2.0 software that empowers users to compile and share collaborative bookmarks by crowdsourcing their knowledge, experience and insights using knowledge tags. Features Jumper 2.0 is enterprise web-infrastructure for tagging and linking information resources. Jumper 2.0 lets you search and share high-value content, media, or data across remote locations using knowledge tags to capture knowledge about the information in distributed storage. Jumper 2.0 is free software under the GPLv2 license. Advantages
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