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House of Cards isn’t the most popular Netflix original – find out what it is then !

House of Cards isn’t the most popular Netflix original – find out what it is then !

Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and Piracy – here is some data

Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad and Piracy – here is some data

Amazon – where are the profits when there are so many sales?

Amazon – where are the profits when there are so many sales?

4 years of Apple’s revenue and profits compared

4 years of Apple’s revenue and profits compared

8 years of Apple revenues visualized

8 years of Apple revenues visualized

Count of Digital Games sold by Amazon

Count of Digital Games sold by Amazon

While we are playing games (pun intended) – lets look at the Digital Games categories and see who is popular. Surprise – it is PC Game downloads ! Data from amazon-digital-games.silk.co

How many products does Walmart.com sell in comparison to Amazon.com?

How many products does Walmart.com sell in comparison to Amazon.com?

UPDATE (April 2017): Please find the updated post here   The data in this post is current as of April 2015. If you would like to see updated data, please check the other related posts on this site for Walmart or Amazon. Walmart.com sells 4,259,605 products and Amazon.com sells 356,227,986 products   Walmart.com sells a […]

Average number of hours spent on the Internet globally

Average number of hours spent on the Internet globally

There are roughly 2.5 to 3 billion global internet users today – about 35% of the world’s population. The growth in the number of users year-over-year has been 150 million more users, however, these numbers may still be conservative. Here is a breakdown of the average number of hours spent daily by internet users over […]

WebScraping and ETL – Extract, Transform and Load

WebScraping and ETL – Extract, Transform and Load

This page goes into detail about a couple of common needs based on the data that we provide –  “Formatting of the extracted Data in various ways” and “Loading the data into a customer’s database”.  This page attempts to explain the boundaries between what we provide as part of our regular/core service and what we […]

Top 10 funded categories on Kickstarter

Top 10 funded categories on Kickstarter

Kickstarter is a global crowdfunding platform. The company helps bring creative projects to life. According to their site “Kickstarter is the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects. A home for film, music, art, theater, games, comics, design, photography, and more” Kickstarter has reportedly received $1,638,272,786 in pledges from 8,316,865 backers to fund 82,000 funded […]

Openness and Transparency versus Protectionism – why not to spend energy in anti-scraping measures

Openness and Transparency versus Protectionism – why not to spend energy in anti-scraping measures

In this timely article Why transparency is the New Marketing there are many examples of what we had talked about in our interview with scraping.pro. We talked about openness and sharing everything and how that unshackles one from being scared of being scraped. This new article describes some more examples of such openness and why that isn’t […]

Amazon Top 10 Categories

Amazon Top 10 Categories

A picture speaks a thousand words, or so the saying goes – so here we go

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