Location data company CartoDB raised a fresh $23 million in new funding to grow its data visualization services, the company announced today. CartoDB, which launched…
The data analytics company offers an appliance that comes bundles with software that can connect with a user’s data infrastructure and provide a simple search interface.
Structure LaunchPad finalist Sideband Networks hopes companies will catch on to its new hardware and software networking appliances that provide real-time data visualizations.
We talked with tech designers to find out what’s hot in web design these days. From parallax scrolling to bolder colors, here are five things to watch.
A new online mapping tool wants to make better urban planning by comparing a standardized map experience.
Twitter has turned its database of geotagged tweets into an interactive tool that gives topgraphical views of major cities based on tweet volume.
The growing pains of big data were apparent at the Data 2.0 Summit on Tuesday in San Francisco. Here is a selection of visualization tools that came up at the meeting.
To bolster its data-visualization offerings, business-analytics vendor Pentaho has acquired Webdetails, a design firm that has previously done consulting work for Pentaho.
Tableau Software is following rival QlikView in an IPO that may show whether or not data visualization as a hot technology category has legs.
Most geeks like maps, and if it happens to be an interactive maps of the internet, then that’s just even better. Peer1 has released an app showing how everyone is connected.
The number of free tools available to novice graphic designers has grown in recent years. GigaOM’s editorial producer Rani Molla tries out the latest, Infogr.am.
Facebook had a problem ensuring that its tens of thousands of caching servers were performing at their peak. If they bogged down, so did that site. So Facebook created Claspin, a heat map of the health of its caches that builds on its institutional knowledge.
In the iPad app StockTouch, the team at Visible Market has created a genuinely useful tool for understanding at a glance how the stock market is doing over any period of time from the mobile device that more and more workers are carrying around: the iPad.
Facebook’s new Timeline feature tries to make sense of the things you’ve been sharing to tell the story of your life. To do so, the company turned to someone who became famous for making infographics about the music he likes and the booze he drinks.
Despite storage becoming so cheap, it is still a good practice to keep tabs on your hard drive’s capacity. I’ll help you to arm yourself with the tools to figure out where that space is going, and how to maintain and protect it in the future.
Geeks and design lovers are aflutter on Twitter this morning with the news that President Obama has appointed infographic guru Edward Tufte to the U.S. Recovery Independent Advisory Panel. Tufte explains he’ll advise the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board on tracking and explaining stimulus funds.