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Wolfram Alpha Now Provides Facebook Analytics
2012-08-31 07:35:03

Online answer engine Wolfram Alpha, which answers factual queries by computing answers from structured data, unveiled a new feature on Thursday that allows users to conduct personal analytics using their Facebook data.

Siri Comprises 25% Of All Wolfram Alpha Searches
2012-02-08 05:58:27

Apple’s Siri virtual assistant now accounts for one-quarter of all queries made on the computational search engine Wolfram Alpha, the New York Times reported on Monday in a profile of the search engine’s upcoming premium service.

2010-12-23 00:00:54

Solar System for iPad, the much-anticipated new title from Touch Press (publisher of The Elements) and Faber and Faber, is a breakthrough interactive book, created to inform and inspire people about our nearby astronomical neighborhood, presenting a wealth of spectacular imagery received from robot spacecraft.

2010-11-16 00:00:52

New Mathematica 8 Integrates Wolfram|Alpha – One of More than 500 New Features Champaign, IL (Vocus) November 15, 2010 Wolfram Research today announced the release of Mathematica 8, the latest version of its flagship computation, development, and deployment platform that introduces the breakthrough concept of linguistically controlled computing.

2010-03-11 13:44:00

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolfram Alpha LLC, creator of the breakthrough Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine, today announced the appointment of Barak Berkowitz as Managing Director.

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2009-11-12 05:55:00

In an effort to dethrone Google from its long-held position of hegemony in the Internet search engine market, Microsoft is looking to ‘trick out’ its own search service Bing by linking up with other Web sites to bring customers a variety of new tools and informational forums.

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2009-05-16 15:35:00

While Google reigns superior over other Internet search engines like Yahoo or Microsoft, an upcoming new challenger, WolframAlpha, is offering some effective alternatives.

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2009-04-30 14:00:00

Wolfram Alpha, a web tool that some experts believe could be as important as Google, has made its first public appearance.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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