Tag: scraper

Transforming one web page into $1 bn of market-moving insights

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We all know the web contains valuable information, but the untapped potential of information that is out there, but not structured or used correctly, is enormous. Any doubts about that statement were put to rest recently when a web-data firm, Selerity, uncovered Twitter’s Q1 earnings results about an hour before the scheduled release. Twitter’s stock ….  Read More

What Is Website Scraping?

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An Introduction To Website Scraping Web scraping (also called web harvesting or web data extraction) is a computer software technique of extracting information from websites. Usually, such software programs simulate human exploration of the World Wide Web by either implementing low-level Hypertext Transfer Protocol(HTTP), or embedding a fully-fledged web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. Web scraping is closely related to web indexing, which indexes information on ….  Read More