Microsoft Improves Search Engine, Acquires Powerset

July 2, 2008

Microsoft has made a move to improve their Live Search engine by purchasing the search-engine startup company Powerset.  ..Washington (ChattahBox) – Microsoft has made a move to improve their Live Search engine by purchasing the search-engine startup company Powerset.

Powerset, a search engine startup company, is best known for its natural language search capabilities.

This technology works by allowing a person to enter a natural sentence as a search query. This is different from normal searches, which run on keywords.

Microsoft is going to implement this technology into Live Search to try and improve their own search engine.


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