Linked Open Data (LOD):
A dataset published in the Linked Data format, a new format for publishing data on the web. It uses the Resource Description Framework (RDF) format, which is intended to simplify machine processing without being dependent on any particular software, and is promoted by World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), a standards body for web-related technology.
 LOD utilization platform:
Technology for storing large volumes of LOD data and quickly performing batch searches on it. Press release from April 3, 2013: "Fujitsu and DERI Revolutionize Access to Open Data by Jointly Developing Technology for Linked Open Data"
 Competitions in the US and China:
Scored first in accuracy in both the Chinese-language microblog entity linking evaluation at the NLP&CC2013 conference, sponsored by the Chinese Computer Federation, and the cross lingual entity linking evaluation at the Text Analysis Conference Knowledge Base Population 2013, sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology in the United States.
 License and download requirements:
With the new search service, queries can be performed for datasets that can be downloaded via the web and have standard licenses that allow secondary data usage.
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Date: 16 January, 2014
City: Kawasaki, Japan, Beijing, China, and Middlesex, United Kingdom
Company: Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Fujitsu Research and Development Center Co., Ltd., Fujitsu Laboratories of Europe Ltd.