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Google Affiliate Network Gets New Recommendation Engine Google Affiliate Network Gets New Recommendation Engine

Google announced that it has released a new recommendation engine for the Google Affiliate Network. Publishers can go to the Advertisers > Recommended advertisers sub-tab to find a list of available programs ranked based on relevancy and predicted performance. Recommendations …

StumbleUpon: We Wanted To Go In This Direction All Along StumbleUpon: We Wanted To Go In This Direction All Along
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Today, StumbleUpon unveiled a new feature that they call the “Explore Box.” Still technically in beta testing, the new feature allows users to search for specific topics to stumble, for example, Lady Gaga, William Faulkner, or Tequila. Until now, StumbleUpon …

Google Brings New Level of Relevancy to Local
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Google has combined local search with personalized search, and social search to make a potentially powerful new kind of Google result that should benefit both users and businesses. These results come from a new Google product called "Hotpot", a recommendation engine designed for integration with Google Places. 

MySpace Opens Up Recommendation Engine

MySpace has announced an open source framework for "distributed computation," which is ultimately a recommendation engine. It’s called Qizmt, and it’s the feature the social network currently uses for its "People you may Know" feature.

"Qizmt can be used for many operations that require processing large amounts of data such as collaborative filtering for recommendations and analytics," explains MySpace COO Mike Jones.