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Yahoo acquires natural language processing start-up SkyPhrase

Yahoo acquires natural language processing start-up SkyPhrase

By 2 December 2013

Yahoo has acquired SkyPhrase, a start-up with a focus on natural language processing. The acquisition appears to include technology and talent, as Yahoo revealed in a blog post that it is "exited to welcome" SkyPhrase's team of four. The SkyPhrase team... >>

Want to know Pikachu's speed stat? Just ask Siri via Wolfram Alpha

Want to know Pikachu's speed stat? Just ask Siri via Wolfram Alpha

By 19 October 2013

Wolfram Alpha has just become best buds with all the Pokémon fanatics of the world. No longer shall the Pokémon-obsessed have to rely on their Pokédek encylopedias to access a database of Pokémon record info. Nope. Now they can ask Wolfram Alpha.... >>

Best iPhone apps for reference and learning

Best iPhone apps for reference and learning

By 2 February 2012

The iPhone is a hugely powerful reference tool. Like having a portable library stuck in your pocket, you can find an answer to pretty much any question instantly. Sure it might not always be correct, but there is an armada of info buried at your fingertips. ... >>

APP OF THE DAY - Wolfram Alpha (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY - Wolfram Alpha (iPhone)

By 14 October 2010

When Wolfram Alpha launched back in May 2009, it promised to deliver accurate answers to users' questions; an approach different to that of Google's search engine, as results from queries in this form can often be a little on the random side. And Wolfram... >>

Wolfram Alpha u-turn over mobile version and iPhone app

Wolfram Alpha u-turn over mobile version and iPhone app

By 1 April 2010

Wolfram Alpha, the computational search engine, has made a massive u-turn over its iPhone app, slashing the price from $50 to $1.99 and re-instating the mobile friendly website. In a move that, most likely, hopes to rectify slow growth, the company is... >>

Google takes on Wolfram Alpha, remove need to visit any factual site again

Google takes on Wolfram Alpha, remove need to visit any factual site again

By 23 January 2010

Google has made a move to take on Wolfram Alpha, removing the need to visit specific websites for factual information, which could have a dramatic affect on how we use the world's number one search engine. Launching a new feature that Google is calling... >>

Countdown to Christmas: Wolfram Alpha iPhone app discounted

Countdown to Christmas: Wolfram Alpha iPhone app discounted

By 15 December 2009

Wolfram Alpha has announced that it'll be doing a Christmas deal on its mobile app for the iPhone and iPod. The app, that launched back in October, has now been reduced in price from an original $49 to its new price of $19.99 - working out at just £11.99... >>

Bing turns to Wolfram Alpha to help with search results

Bing turns to Wolfram Alpha to help with search results

By 11 November 2009

Wolfram Alpha has announced that it will be supplying Microsoft's Bing search engine with some of its results. Following the launch of an API for developers to tap into the computational search engine, Wolfram Alpha has announced that it will now be making... >>

Wolfram Alpha iPhone app launches

Wolfram Alpha iPhone app launches

By 19 October 2009

Following the news we brought you that Wolfram Alpha had announced the release of its Webservice API, the computational knowledge engine's own-brand iPhone app has now been launched. Pricey, as far as apps go, the software will cost customers $49 to download... >>

Wolfram Alpha announces Webservice API

Wolfram Alpha announces Webservice API

By 16 October 2009

Computational knowledge engine Wolfram Alpha has announced the launch of the Wolfram Alpha Webservice API. The paid-for release will mean that developers can now stick Wolfram Alpha results and data into websites and online publishing, desktop applications,... >>


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