Factual Adds Neighborhood Data

Los Angeles-based cloud data provider Factual, which is run by Gil Elbaz, has expanded outs its data set, saying Tuesday that it has tagged fourteen million of its Factual places with neighborhood data. Factual said that the data adds specific neighborhood information to details on places retrieved from its database, which is used by mobile app developers, web programmers, and others to retrieve information about nearby businesses and locations. Factual said it has used data from Flickr Neighborhood and the Yahoo Geoplanet dataset to populate its database.