Metaweb Technologies, Inc. was a San Francisco-based company that developed Freebase, described as an "open, shared database of the world's knowledge". The company, founded by Danny Hillis in 2005, was acquired by Google in 2010. Although Metaweb no longer exists as a separate corporate entity, Freebase and its associated website continue to be provided as an open database under Metaweb's original CC-BY licensing terms.
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  • At SMX East; Presenting on Google and the Semantic Web

    … that he was responsible for a team of people who were involved in creating a number of patents, and he was involved in the Metaweb acquisition and their teams’ transition to Google. I’ve blogged about a number of those, some back in 2007, and a number in the past month or so. Thank you for your help, Barbara. Follow her on Twitter and wherever else…

    Bill Slawski/ SEO by the Seain Google Twitter- 11 readers -
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