Powerset Joins Live Search

Jul 08, 2008

Microsoft reached an agreement to acquire Powerset, a San Francisco-based search and natural language company. Powerset will join the Search Relevance team, remaining intact in San Francisco. Powerset brings with it natural language technology that complements other natural language processing technologies found in Microsoft Research. The vision is to add understanding of the intent and meaning behind the words in searches and webpages.

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