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Alex Detmering of Basis Technology on The Honest Guide to AI for Risk

An ODSC interview with Basis Technology’s Alex Detmering on AI, finance, and risk management. 

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The Future of Natural Language Processing

A quick interview by Rebellion Research with our own Carl Hoffman and Alex Detmering on the future of Natural Language Processing (NLP).

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Your AI Cheat Sheet: Key Concepts in Common Sense Terms

Today, it is important for everyone in the business of data analysis and decision-making to have a firm understanding of core ideas and terminology of AI technology. […]

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NICE Nexidia Adds Rosette Text Analytics to Enhance Search Speeds

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 26, 2018 — Basis Technology today announced that NICE (Nasdaq: NICE) is integrating Rosette® text analytics in Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish […]

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Cyber Triage Partners with PolySwarm to Connect First Responders with Pioneering Cybersecurity Marketplace

Partners collaborate to combine automation with a decentralized marketplace of expert analysts to detect and deter malware and cyber security breaches BOSTON, MA / SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO — FEBRUARY […]

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Basis Technology Announces Chief Scientist To Lead NLP Research and Development

Basis Technology is pleased to announce that Dr. Kfir Bar has joined the leadership team as Chief Scientist. As Chief Scientist, he will lead the company’s R&D efforts to break new ground in NLP and revisiting existing solutions to continue to add new methods and technologies for yet better outcomes.

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Basis Technology Rolls Out the Red Carpet To Tokyo for Partner Startups

CAMBRIDGE, MA, Nov. 14th — This October, Basis Technology showcased eighteen startup and partners in Tokyo under our Big Data Analytics Tokyo (BDAT) umbrella. Fifteen speakers hailing from the U.S., […]

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Snapshot: S&T is Enhancing the Autopsy Digital Forensics Tool

Autopsy—an open-source, digital forensics platform used by law enforcement agencies worldwide to determine how a digital device was used in a crime and recover evidence—is being enhanced with the addition of several new capabilities requested by law enforcement.

A screenshot of the Autopsy image gallery module. Displayed within the image gallery is different searches a user could use. The highlighted boxes, noted in yellow, red, blue, orange and green boxes, designates the user’s search criteria.Nearly every crime committed today involves digital media – such as computers and cell phones. In most cases, these devices contain vital evidence, including call logs, location information, text and email messages, images, and audio and video recordings that could help law enforcement investigators close a case. At the same time, the types and sizes of these devices are proliferating at an incredible rate, but the budgets of most state and local law enforcement agencies are not keeping pace.

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Big Data Analytics Tokyo and ILS Introduce Boston-Area AI Startups to Japan

Eighteen startups head to Tokyo for “Power Matching” meetings with 100+ major Japanese corporations CAMBRIDGE, MA—October 17, 2017—Big Data Analytics Tokyo (BDAT) is bringing 18 startups from the U.S. to […]

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Precognox partners with Basis Technology to deliver next-gen text analytics in Europe

Precognox joins Basis Technology’s Partner Program as a system integrator for Rosette Text Analytics

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Confident, trustworthy and scalable: Amazon Web Services and Rosette API create partnership

Since Rosette API, our cloud-based text analytics service, launched in April 2016, users and customers have been eager to try it out. However, like any smart API buyer, you might […]

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Basis Technology releases a free Cyber Triage version at RSA

Allows even the smallest IT departments to properly investigate their computers for cyber attacks CAMBRIDGE, MA—February 9, 2017— Basis Technology, the leader in open source digital forensics, announced today that […]

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TrustServista Exposes Fake News With Text Analytics by Rosette

Startup Zetta Cloud traces back news articles, identifying those “contaminated” by erroneous news sources CAMBRIDGE, MA—January 31, 2017— Basis Technology, the leader in AI for human language, announced today that […]

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Cambridge-Based Artificial Intelligence Companies Look to Japan

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Jan. 24, 2017 — Leaders from several Boston-area tech startups will travel to Tokyo to expand and promote business ties next month. They will be speaking at the […]

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Early Registration Opens for Big Data Analytics Tokyo

Event explores applications of data analytics and data science to the business world, Feb. 7-8, 2017 CAMBRIDGE, MA—December 10, 2016—Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics, today announced the […]

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Congratulations and Thank You to Benson Margulies

Founding CTO Retires after 18 Years with Basis Technology Cambridge, Massachusetts — October 24, 2016 — Basis Technology today announced the retirement of Benson Margulies, Chief Technology Officer, after an […]

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Kono Automatically Schedules Your Meetings with Text Analytics from Basis Technology

Rosette linguistics enables artificial intelligence mobile scheduler to understand natural language requests CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Sept. 20, 2016 — Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics, announced today that Konolabs Inc. […]

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Basis Technology Powers AFAQ Electronic Medical Records

Rosette Enables Automatic Translation of Names between Arabic and English CAMBRIDGE, MA—September 1, 2016—Basis Technology today announced that AFAQ, an innovator in electronic medical records (EMR), is integrating Rosette® name translation […]

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Toshiba To Use Basis Technology’s Rosette Name Indexer In Its Export Management System

Aiming for thorough transaction management by automating watch list screening   CAMBRIDGE, MA—August 9, 2016— Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics, announced today that Toshiba Corp. will use Basis Technology’s […]

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Basis Technology Brings Multilingual Text Analytics to SearchBlox Customers

Secure, on-premise enterprise search solution integrates Rosette entity extraction in 18 languages CAMBRIDGE, MA—July 12, 2016—Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics, today announced a partnership with SearchBlox, a […]

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Basis Technology Partners with MongoDB to Improve Data Accessibility for Government Agencies

Popular database adds language support to text search, critical to federal projects CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 28, 2016 — Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics, today announced a technical […]

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Luminoso Technologies and Basis Technology Establish Marketing Partnership to Enter New Markets and Channels as well as Expand Their Existing Product Technology Relationship

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Basis Technology Enhances Text Analytics for RapidMiner with the Rosette® Toolkit

Broad set of semantic services across twenty languages now available for leading predictive analytics platform.   CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 1, 2016 — Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics, […]

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Basis Technology and Data to Decisions CRC Partner to Strengthen Australian National Security

Partnership provides intelligence analysts with predictive analytics and “intelligence pictures” of entities of interest CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 24, 2016 — Data to Decisions CRC (D2DCRC)—a part of the Australian government […]

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Basis Technology Appoints New Executive to Grow Text Analytics in International Markets

New Senior VP Answers Demand From Both Public and Private Sectors CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, May 19, 2016 — Basis Technology, the recognized leader in multilingual text analytics, announced the appointment of […]

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Tamr Adds Basis Technology to Connect And Enrich Enterprise-Wide Data Across Languages

Unifying databases from multiple business units reveals cost-savings, risk-mitigation opportunities   CAMBRIDGE, Mass. May 12, 2016–Traditionally, to analyze sourcing costs and supplier risk, a procurement department would task a small […]

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Basis Technology Hires Public Sector Technology Veteran to Expand its U.S. Government Business

Company Responds to Growing Demand for its Text Analytics Products in U.S. Intelligence, Military, and Civilian Agencies CAMBRIDGE, MA, May 5, 2016—Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics and […]

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New Rosette API Brings Basis Technology’s Multilingual Text Analysis To The Next Level

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Basis Technology Delivers Text Analytics in the Cloud

Machine learning powers broad set of semantic services across twenty languages CAMBRIDGE, MA—April 12, 2016—Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics, today announced the availability of Rosette API™, the next […]

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Human Language Technology Conference Presents Advances in Text Analytics and Machine Translation for Government Users

Applications to National Security, Border Control, and Open Source Intelligence CAMBRIDGE, MA / March 15, 2016 – In two weeks, the Human Language Technology Conference (HLTCon) will gather experts from government, […]

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Prattle Forecasts Market Reaction to Central Bank Statements with Basis Technology

Basis Technology’s entity extraction highlights the speakers in central bank communications for Prattle’s nuanced Central Bank Sentiment Index. CAMBRIDGE, MA, December 15, 2015—Financial pundits may obsess over a few words […]

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Basis Technology and Luminoso Partner to Draw Deeper Meaning from Human Conversation

Users now have a single solution for understanding what their customers are really saying, in real time, across multiple languages, including Japanese. CAMBRIDGE, MA, May 12, 2015—Knowledge isn’t power, understanding […]

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Lingua.ly Integrates Powerful Basis Technology To Its Language Platform, Allows Users To Learn Grammar Just By Surfing The Net

Building on a recent $1M funding round from government and private investors, Lingua.ly’s “digital immersion-style” of learning now integrates with Basis Technology to increase accuracy of word definitions and give […]

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Basis Technology Helps Lingua.ly Turn the Web Into a Language Learning Environment

Users Incorporate What They Read Online to Help Them Learn a New Language CAMBRIDGE, MA–(Apr 22, 2015) – For people who can’t study a new language abroad, Lingua.ly offers the […]

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The EMBERS Project Can Predict the Future With Twitter – Newsweek

EMBERS uses advanced data-extraction and translation methods in partnership with another Cambridge company, Basis Technology, which enriches data and provides text analytics tools that, rather than translate foreign languages into […]

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Basis Technology Hosts 9th Annual Human Language Technology Conference – CTOvision

One of the key sponsors of our 30 April Synergy Forum is Basis Technology. Basis is a company we have tracked for years, and have watched as they have become part of the […]

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Basis Technology Powers Streamfully, Boosting Web User Engagement by Deepening Personalization

Innovative Conversation-Like Interaction Surfaces User-Relevant Content in Real Time CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 13, 2015 — Streamfully, from New York-based General Cybernetics, Inc., is the latest innovative startup taking advantage of […]

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The Differences Between Lemmatization and Stemming – Multilingual Magazine

Human language technology (HLT) has become the trendy way of referring to the traditional concept of natural language processing (NLP). The main difference is that HLT tends to emphasize the […]

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Basis Technology Startup Program Empowers Big Data Entrepreneurs

Access to Industry-Leading Multilingual Text Analytics Speeds Innovation CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 10, 2014 — Basis Technology’s Startup Program, which makes Rosette’s professional-grade, multilingual text analytics accessible to high-impact, early-stage startups, […]

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Basis Technology Enhances Digital Media Investigations With Autopsy 3.1

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 26, 2014 — Basis Technology, the global leader in multilingual Big Text analytics and digital forensics solutions, today announced the availability of Autopsy 3.1, the latest version […]

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Basis Technology Partners With Search Technologies

Optimizing Search Systems Through Synergy of Multilingual Text Analytics and Search Expertise CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 10, 2014 — Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual search and text analytics, today announced a […]

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Basis Technology Partners with Elasticsearch

Brings Powerful Multilingual Text Analytics to Open Source Search Cambridge, MA—September 25, 2013—Basis Technology, the global leader in multilingual search and text analytics, is partnering with Elasticsearch by releasing a new plugin […]

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Rosette Base Linguistics is now Cloudera Certified

What is Cloudera?

To explain what Cloudera is, we have to briefly mention Hadoop.

Hadoop is the open source application built from a few papers Google engineers published on their MapReduce infrastructure designed to handle very large datasets on a very inexpensive, distributed infrastructure. Facebook and many other companies use it, and Google and IBM are funding efforts to teach it to students.

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Teaching Machines How to Spell Will Help Catch Terrorists – Defense One

The Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev could have been caught before his attack if only his name had been properly matched to a terrorist watch list. In a Defense One byline, […]

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How-to: Index and Search Multilingual Documents in Hadoop – Cloudera Blog

Learn how to use Cloudera Search along with RBL-JE to search and index documents in multiple languages. Basis Technology’s Rosette Base Linguistics for Java (RBL-JE) provides a comprehensive multilingual text analytics platform […]

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Cambridge Semantics Partners with Basis Technology

Rosette® delivers multilingual entity extraction into the Anzo software suite for global organizations to better evaluate the larger story of its data Cambridge Semantics, the leading provider of Unified Information […]

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Basis Technology Selected by Kobo to Support Japanese Language Processing

Rosette® delivers accurate linguistic processing for Japanese market Cambridge—December 9, 2013—Basis Technology today announced that Kobo, a global leader in eReading, selected the Rosette® linguistics platform to support its eReading […]

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Basis Technology Executive to Speak at Defense One Summit

Expert in Digital Forensics to Discuss the Affects of Cyber Growth on Industry and Innovation Cambridge—November 14, 2013—Basis Technology, the global leader in multilingual search and text analytics, announced today […]

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Socialgist Powers Multilingual Search with Basis Technology

Rosette® Improves English, Russian and Asian Languages for Sphinx-based Socialgist.com Cambridge—October 10, 2013—Socialgist, the leading global provider of social media data including Chinese Microblogging platform Sina Weibo, announced today that they […]

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Watch lists: How do you find Abdul Rasheed when you’re looking for Abdul Rashid? – GCN

“What’s in a name?” Shakespeare’s Juliet once asked. Quite a lot, it turns out, especially for analysts trying to match non-Latin names against western watch lists and financial databases. Name-matching […]

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7 of the Top 10 Global Software Companies Use Basis Technology

2013 We reviewed the list  of the Top Global Software Companies and Basis Technology still provides software solutions and components to 7 of the top 10: http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2696317 2012 7 of […]

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Mark Bennet Interviews Andrew Paulsen on Lucidworks Blog

Andrew Paulsen, Basis Technology Regional Sales Director, was interviewed recently by Mark Bennet on Searchhub.org. In the interview, Andrew succinctly answers many of the common questions that our prospective customers […]

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Basis Technology Partners with Cloudera

Rosette Multilingual Analytics Enables Search On Leading Big Data Platform Cambridge, MA—July 9, 2013—Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual search and text analytics, today announced the integration of Rosette® Base Linguistics with Cloudera […]

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How Spies May One Day Predict the Future – The Wall Street Journal

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, a little-known U.S. government organization, is developing analytic programs for the National Security Agency that could make recent revelations about the NSA’s activities look antiquated by […]

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Words and Action: How Text Analysis is Transforming the War on Terror – Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin

An Automated Alternative to Manual Processes At the time of the June 2003 directive from the CIA, a Cambridge, Massachusetts based company named Basis Technology was already developing an automated […]

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Could This Tech Have Stopped Bombers? – Tech Bisnow (DC)

When news broke that one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects had slipped through national security cracks, one DC-area company wondered if its software could have prevented the attack. Basis Technology fed solution director Jeff Godbold and fed […]

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Venture Capitalism for Spy Games – Fortune Magazine

In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s investment arm, partners with Silicon Valley to bring terrorism-fighting tech to market. In a nondescript high-rise three miles outside Washington, D.C., a little-known firm called In-Q-Tel is […]

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How Foreign Names Trip Up Terrorism Databases – Interview with CEO Carl Hoffman – Information Week

In last month’s Boston Marathon bombing, the key suspect’s name, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, had multiple spellings on U.S. intelligence watch lists. How can we beat this problem? Law enforcement and intelligence […]

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Basis Technology Invests in Luminoso

Cambridge—April 17, 2013—Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual text analytics, announced a strategic investment in Luminoso, a startup out of MIT whose software helps computers work as easily with text […]

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Ex Libris Selects Basis Technology for Chinese Analysis

Library Automation Solution Adds Support for Multilingual Content Cambridge, Massachusetts & Jerusalem, Israel—March 14, 2013—Basis Technology, the global leader in multilingual text analytics, and Ex Libris® Group, a top provider […]

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Basis Technology Supports a Study by Virginia Tech to Forecast Critical Societal Events – Virginia Tech

University and industry scientists are determining how to forecast significant societal events, ranging from violent protests to nationwide credit-rate crashes, by analyzing the billions of pieces of information in the […]

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Basis Technology Establishes European Headquarters

Rapid Growth in Demand for Text Analytics from European and Middle Eastern Companies and Governments Prompts Expansion to Europe Cambridge—April 12, 2012—Basis Technology, a leader in multilingual natural language processing, […]

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Basis Technology Helps Newsle Filter News About Companies

Rosette Entity Extractor finds mentions of people and companies 
in news feeds and blogs Cambridge—January 5, 2012—Basis Technology, a leader in multilingual natural language processing, today announced that innovative start-up […]

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Synergy Marketing Releases Social Intelligence Database “iNSIGHTBOX” with Basis Technology’s Rosette

Accomplishing effective marketing promotions with accurate entity extraction Translated from Japanese press release dated November 11, 2011 November 11, 2011—Synergy Marketing Inc. (Kita Ward, Osaka, Japan; President and CEO Hitoshi […]

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W.H. Online Counterterrorism Woes – Politico

Al Qaeda lost one of its best propagandists last month with the death in Yemen of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who had engineered much of its online recruitment and messaging. […]

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Beyond Search: News and Information from ArnoldIT.com about Search and Content Processing…

Exclusive interview with Steve Cohen, COO, Basis Technology

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Basis Technology Embraces Lucene and New Languages in Latest Text-Analysis Release – 451 Group

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Taking Search — And Meaning — Beyond English – Semantic Web

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The Importance of Multi-Language Support in Advanced Search and Text Analytics

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