News tagged with recommendations

Key to Netflix's future: better recommendations

(AP) -- Netflix executives John Ciancutti and Todd Yellin are trying to create a video-recommendation system that knows you better than an old friend. It's a critical mission as Netflix faces pressure from its Internet video ...

dateApr 09, 2012 in Business
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Matching fans to music tops record industry agenda

After a decade-long battle against file-sharing, music and technology giants are now pushing users to share to their hearts' content, with online music recommendations a key issue at the MIDEM trade fair that wrapped up Tuesday.

dateFeb 01, 2012 in Other
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Tapjoy calms mobile 'app' storm

Startup Tapjoy on Thursday set out to woo smartphone and tablet computer lovers with a marketplace that makes it easy to find and use applications suited to their tastes.

dateNov 03, 2011 in Software
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Improving recommendation system algorithms

Recommendation algorithms are a vital part of today’s Web, the basis of the targeted advertisements that account for most commercial sites’ revenues and of services such as Pandora, the Internet radio site that ...

dateJul 08, 2011 in Computer Sciences
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Pandora sings happy tune: IPO fetches $16 a share

(AP) -- Pandora Media Inc. sold its initial public offering of stock at $16 per share late Tuesday, fetching twice as much as the popular but unprofitable Internet radio service expected less than two weeks ago.

dateJun 15, 2011 in Business
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