Microsoft buys Powerset, Gets Foot in Semantic Search Door

Microsoft announced in June that it has purchased natural language search startup Powerset in hopes of adding its team and technology to Live Search. The move is yet another attempt by Microsoft to chip away at Google’s market share, but at least this one is centered around staying ahead of the competition… for now.

see full article at http://arstechnica.com/news.ars/post/20080701-microsoft-buys-powerset-gets-foot-in-semantic-search-door.html

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