Author Archives: Eran Levy

Quick Guide to News APIs

Posted on October 10, 2017 by Eran Levy

Monitoring mass media has come a long way since the days of the press-cutting agency. The bulk of today’s news is published online, while modern technology lets us store, index and query massive amounts of textual data in milliseconds. Digitization presents clear advantages for consumers, who can now read or watch the news from the

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3 Ways to Use eCommerce Product Data for Market Research

Posted on September 14, 2017 by Eran Levy

The web is an invaluable source of data when it comes to competitive intelligence, research and creating a go-to-market strategy. A simple Google search will reveal incredible amounts of public information about your main competitors, and connect you to mounds of existing research, financial analysis and other information that could be pertinent to your next

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How to Extract Data from Websites: Scraping Tools, DIY or DaaS

Posted on September 7, 2017 by Eran Levy

This is part 2 of our guide to web data extraction. Read part 1 to learn about the questions to ask before you start, or download the complete Web Data Extraction Playbook (PDF). Now that you’ve covered both the business and technical requirements for your web data extraction project (and if you haven’t, check out

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Crawling the Dark Web to Detect the Next Market

Posted on July 25, 2017 by Eran Levy

Over the past few days, the internet has been abuzz with talk of the recent blows dealt by law enforcement to two major dark web “marketplaces”, AlphaBay and Hansa market; and the subsequent suicide of Alexander Cazes – the Canadian programmer-turned-criminal mastermind behind AlphaBay, who ended his own life in a Thai prison while awaiting

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