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Company Product Overview Apr09

  1. 1. News & Social Media Aggregator Real-Time Web Services XML and RSS Pioneer Current Deck: Product Presentation for News Metabase
  2. 2. Moreover Technologies – Company Overview <ul><li>Founded in 1998 by Nick Denton, Angus Bankes, David Galbraith </li></ul><ul><li>Venture funding in 2000 - Reuters Venture, Atlas, Wit Soundview </li></ul><ul><li>Pioneer of online news aggregation and distribution </li></ul><ul><li>Co-wrote original RSS standard </li></ul><ul><li>Acquired by VeriSign in October 2005, a $4 billion company </li></ul><ul><li>Runs one of the largest real-time news indexes on the Web </li></ul><ul><li>Runs, one of the Web’s largest ping servers </li></ul>
  3. 3. So what does Moreover do <ul><li>We’re first and foremost an aggregator of online content </li></ul><ul><li>We harvest news, blogs, podcasts and other social media </li></ul><ul><li>Over 400,000 news items and 200,000 blog posts indexed daily </li></ul><ul><li>Vast coverage on practically any topic </li></ul><ul><li>Categorised, ranked and served to our clients </li></ul><ul><li>Wholesale data feeds for 3 rd party applications </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions for online media monitoring & news publishing </li></ul><ul><li>RSS distribution and news search engine for intranets & websites </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Moreover Model
  5. 5. The Content <ul><li>~450,000 news articles daily, ~200,000 blog posts daily </li></ul><ul><li>Over 30,000 news sources, 250,000 social media sources </li></ul><ul><li>Global coverage – over 50 languages, over 100 countries </li></ul><ul><li>Approx. 70% English, 30% non-English </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage on practically any industry and topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Top global news sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finance and business magazines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trade and industry press </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Press releases and wires </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>News from government and organisations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local and regional news sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journals and scientific publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumer magazines and sports sources </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. We covers all top global news sources… <ul><li>The FT and WSJ are available with licensing arrangement </li></ul>
  7. 7. 1000s of international, non-English titles
  8. 8. Top business & finance magazines
  9. 9. Corporate press pages and press wires
  10. 10. News from government and organisations
  11. 11. Regional and local sources
  12. 12. Web-only sources
  13. 13. Magazines and consumer sites
  14. 14. And finally – blogs, podcasts and social media
  15. 15. Moreover products News & UGC Metabase Search Engine Toolkit (SET) Newsdesk, Feed Builder XML database for wholesale data integration API access to news & blogs search engine Hosted news & publishing portal Corporate marketing Media monitoring Marketing comms RSS for intranets RSS for websites B2C, B2B portals Social networks Publishers Websites Web apps Intranets Media monitoring co’s Business info services Search engines Social networks Publishers Web apps typically for corporate publishers & portals clients with their own data systems specifically
  16. 16. Media Monitoring, Analytics, PR and Marketing:
  17. 17. Biz/Financial Information, Market Intelligence:
  18. 18. Search Engines, Portals, Publishers, Apps:
  19. 19. Example News Metabase Article <ul><li>Original article online: </li></ul>
  20. 20. Example News Metabase Article <ul><li>And as it comes through in the Moreover Metabase: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1/4 </li></ul></ul>Article ID, character Set, language Article headline, author Full content for indexing purposes
  21. 21. Example News Metabase Article (cont.) <ul><ul><li>2/4 </li></ul></ul>Moreover redirect URL to the article Source, publisher source homepage Harvest time and valid time Source rank, web Rank, order rank Duplicate tag to mark duplicates
  22. 22. Example News Metabase Article (cont.) <ul><ul><li>3/4 </li></ul></ul>Country, location of the source Any of 800 news categories Including broad “ general” categories
  23. 23. Example News Metabase Article (cont.) <ul><ul><li>4/4 </li></ul></ul>Source and section keywords Stockticker data S&P industry code
  24. 24. Categorised and tagged <ul><li>Every article and post is categorised and tagged with over 50 pieces of metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Standard with every article: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Article ID, headline, URL, source, harvest time, full content for indexing purposes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>And additional metadata: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher and author </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Source and section level topic categorisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Country and region of the source </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stockticker data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Almost eight hundred news categories </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Source and feed rank </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Media type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publishing platform (UGC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outbound links (UGC) </li></ul></ul>Plus…
  25. 25. Stockticker, semantic and geolocation data <ul><li>Stockticker tagging in partnership with Morningstar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Company name, ticker symbol, stock exchange </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Semantic tagging in partnership with OpenCalais (news only) </li></ul><ul><ul><li> , owned by Thomson Reuters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identifies events, facts, and entities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Geolocation tagging in partnership with MetaCarta (news only) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can recognise over 9 million locations down to street level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Type of locale, longitude/latitude co-ordinates, country/province/city </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Extra – Geolocation data <ul><li>New for Q1 2009: Geolocation Tagging </li></ul><ul><li>Geolocation tagging in partnership with MetaCarta </li></ul><ul><li>Indexing over 9 million locations globally </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Location types (regions, geographies, populated places, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Location sub-types (provinces, cities, streets, landmarks, rivers, valleys, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Longitude and latitude co-ordinates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Relevancy scoring </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Put Moreover news on any map: Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! maps, Multimap, ESRI – virtually any map server </li></ul><ul><li>Geo-enabled news for location-focused applications - driving the ‘geoweb’ and ‘hyperlocalisation’ </li></ul>
  27. 27. Moreover Metabase in action <ul><li> > http:// /news </li></ul>
  28. 28. Moreover Metabase in action <ul><li>LinkedIn > http:// </li></ul>
  29. 29. Moreover Metabase in action <ul><li>BBC > http:// </li></ul>
  30. 30. Moreover Metabase in action <ul><li> > http:// </li></ul>
  31. 31. Moreover on Bloomberg Terminals <ul><li>Driving over 50,000 clicks per day from terminals worldwide </li></ul>
  32. 32. Access: The Metabase API <ul><li>Standard setup: </li></ul><ul><li>Customer sets up scheduled calls to the Metabase servers: </li></ul><ul><ul><li> your_id&last_article_id=1234 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Just simple HTTP calls over the Internet: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Typical rate of one call per minute, throughout the day </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Customer downloads all the latest articles since previous call </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Typically 200 to 300 new articles per minute </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Standard XML for easy parsing into a client-side database </li></ul><ul><li>Data is stored client-side: Customer has full control </li></ul><ul><li>Metatags and content for intelligently sorting and serving </li></ul><ul><li>From there deployed into customer applications and services </li></ul>
  33. 33. 2. Search Engine Toolkit (SET) <ul><li>Programmatic access to the Moreover Search Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Delivers search results in RSS for client-side integration </li></ul><ul><li>Access to same content as the Metabase </li></ul><ul><li>Over 30,000 news sources, 250,000 blog sources </li></ul><ul><li>Full Boolean keyword search </li></ul><ul><li>Over 20 different advanced search parameters and options </li></ul><ul><li>No upfront technical development required </li></ul>Typically for clients who’re looking to provide online content alongside their own. More plug-&-play than the Metabase. For example….
  34. 34. Search Engine Toolkit in action <ul><li>BusinessWeek’s BusinessExchange > </li></ul>
  35. 35. Search Engine Toolkit in action <ul><li>Simon & Schuster > </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4/5 </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. Search Engine Toolkit in action <ul><li>Mint Company Information, by Bureau van Dijk </li></ul>
  37. 37. Search Engine Toolkit in action <ul><li>And our very own Newsdesk </li></ul>
  38. 38. The API portal and documentation <ul><li>Instructions are provided through the SET portal </li></ul>
  39. 39. The API portal and documentation <ul><li>… with detailed descriptions and examples </li></ul>
  40. 40. 3. Newsdesk / Newsdesk Pro / Feed Builder <ul><li>A hosted portal for direct user access to Moreover’s content </li></ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Users run keyword searches and save them as feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Very detailed search filters for exact control over the search results </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save feeds privately or share with others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up email alerts and send HTML newsletters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytics: Graph searches over a full one year archive </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click to summarise search results by topic (automatic clustering) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Export RSS feeds and integrate directly on intranets and websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full editorial control over the articles that are published </li></ul></ul>Typically for enterprise clients Newsdesk Pro: For information professionals Newsdesk: For all employees across an organisation Clients such as….
  41. 41. Global customer list
  42. 42. Newsdesk in action <ul><li>Across Shell’s global intranet, 130,000 seats </li></ul>
  43. 43. Newsdesk in action <ul><li>UK’s Cabinet Office of Information, across 11 departments </li></ul>
  44. 44. Newsdesk in action <ul><li>Europe Arab Bank deployed on an extranet </li></ul>
  45. 45. Newsdesk as RSS Feed Builder <ul><li>Adobe have created over 200 feeds for their intranet </li></ul><ul><li> have created over 1000 feeds for their sports portal </li></ul><ul><li>Euromonitor set up dozens of feeds for their market intelligence portal </li></ul>
  46. 46. Case study: How Shell saved millions <ul><li>Shell has saved $5 million since ‘07 with Moreover’s Newsdesk </li></ul><ul><li>Consolidated sprawling media monitoring contracts across the company </li></ul><ul><li>Moved to Web-centred media monitoring practices </li></ul><ul><li>Newsdesk used to disseminate news across the company, offices, teams </li></ul><ul><li>All employees on the intranet have access (130,000 seats) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Usage of Moreover’s Newsdesk and it’s content has been quite phenomenal with users accessing thousands of articles on a daily basis. ” </li></ul><ul><li>Full case study on our website, http:// </li></ul>
  47. 47. The Newsdesk portal – personalised home tab
  48. 48. Detailed search filters for highly targeted results
  49. 49. Full editorial control for publishing feeds <ul><li>Full editorial control over the articles - copy, remove, import </li></ul><ul><li>View search in a graph </li></ul><ul><li>And cluster the results by topic </li></ul>
  50. 50. Export feeds via RSS for integration elsewhere
  51. 51. Set up email alert and send rich HMTL newsletters
  52. 52. Graph feeds with analytics over 1 year history
  53. 53. The Moreover Team <ul><li>Dedicated customer support team – assigned contact </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated business account owner </li></ul><ul><li>Moreover Team dedicated to your success! </li></ul><ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>Q & A