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The new dimensions of sentiment

What are the sentiment dimensions of "Backpacking through wonderful Europe or traversing the Pacific Rim, S Translator on GALAXY S4 is the perfect travel mate"

The volume of brand mentions online is exploding. With this explosion is an expectation that the “owners” of these brands will not only participate in the conversation, but take in this feedback and make necessary adjustments to products, ads, distribution, customer service, etc. To do this effectively, Meltwater needs to help company executives go well beyond a simple positive/negative analysis of these brand mentions and provide a clear picture of who is saying what about their brands.

Within the context of an mLabs research project, Balázs Gődény of our NLP team in Budapest built a prototype to help us understand what other insights (or sentiment dimensions) could be uncovered from brand mentions. In this article Balázs discusses the most important findings.

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Extending sorcery with JIRA

In this tutorial post our Engineering Trainee Camila from the Berlin office will walk us through the process of adapting an existing open source solution for user authentication to new business requirements.

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Building Mobile Apps with PhoneGap

At Meltwater, we are building mobile apps using web technologies. To access platform level APIs, we use the cordova framework, commercially known as PhoneGap. In this post we want to share what we have learned in the last months about the framework and mobile development in general.