Tuesday, May 19, 2009

New Search Service Has Techies Talking - WSJ.com

The first paragraph in this excerpt looks like anticipatory antitrust appeasement to me…

Google declined to comment on Wolfram Alpha specifically but said in a statement: "We welcome competition that helps deliver useful information to users and expands user choice."

Wolfram Alpha and Google have different functions, Mr. Wolfram said. "It's now possible to take a decent chunk of the world's knowledge and make it computable. That's a different branch from what Google's doing."

New Search Service Has Techies Talking - WSJ.com

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