Category Archives: Product

What do Lebron James, Danica Patrick, and the NHL have in common?

You can now follow all of them on Wavii, because today we’re rolling out sports. Get instant updates about the latest sports rumors, trades, injuries, cheating scandals, and other stories for your teams and favorite athletes. Click an image to view its timeline feed… … Continue reading

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Be heard with Wavii polls

What do YOU think? Wavii’s new polls let you add your voice to the world’s events, and see how you stack up against your friends and everybody else. Wavii is full of facts, but opinions makes them more fun. Are … Continue reading

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Barack Obama to Kim Kardashian, the 20 most compelling timelines of 2012

Explore the year’s 20 most interesting characters, controversies, and events by viewing their Wavii timelines. New to Wavii? We create the world’s timelines, so that you can keep up on what’s happening with your interests on Wavii, just like you … Continue reading

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Christmas came early…Wavii 2.0 is here!

Wavii Christmas edition is here! Ok, just kidding, but we do have a big announcement. After months of toiling away to create the perfect mobile experience, we’re ready to announce our new iPhone app! tl;dr looks good, runs fast, is … Continue reading

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Making a fitter Twitter news transmitter

We recently heard from our users that they were getting too many irrelevant stories about Twitter in their Wavii feed. When we looked at our dataset for Twitter, the issue was clear…while most people want news about Twitter the company … Continue reading

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Wavii covers the 2012 elections

At Wavii our goal is to tell stories with data. A few months ago we created a simple way to visualize the Olympics, and get the real-time results NBC wasn’t providing. With election season upon us, we switched gears and created … Continue reading

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Knowing what you want (before you do)

Our last few posts have focused on the nuts and bolts of our backend pipeline: how do we recognize and deduplicate named entities in articles, and how do we figure out and extract what those entities or topics did?  Answers … Continue reading

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Not all news is created equal

Most of us don’t care about things that occur all of the time. We don’t need an update that “Microsoft was developing software today,” that “Jane listened to a song on Spotify,” or that “Anand harvested crops on his virtual … Continue reading

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Duped by Dupes

Last week, we started sharing how our system understands and distinguishes between the different people, places, and things it sees online. Your response was great…a lot of you seemed to enjoy reading it and we got some great follow-up questions! We thought … Continue reading

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Darner, Wavii’s new queue server: 10x faster, 10x smaller

Standing in line is for chumps.  Consider instead what you do if you’re waiting for the bus in Cuba.  It’s called el último: When you arrive at the stop, you announce “¿Quien es el último?”: Who is the last person in line? … Continue reading

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