During the great California gold rush, early prospectors sifted through rocks and streams in the hopes of finding a fortune. But bigger hauls were often claimed by going below the surface and digging deeply into mines, where a treasure trove of gold lay waiting to be unearthed. The gold rush may be ancient history, but there's still potential treasure to be tapped--and crises that can be prevented too-by companies that are willing to delve deep into their dark data.
Jun 23, 2009
Newser, a news aggregation site, has raised $2.5 million in its first official round of funding. The new investment is from HighBeam Research and Hoover’s. Newser now has about 2 million visitors a month.