Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Ballmer Steps Down From Microsoft Board
Samsung To Unveil New Smart TV Content at IFA 2014
LG's Flowing Sound Audio Wireless Solution Coming At IFA
ASUS To Unveil Smartwatch At IFA
WD Releases Anniversary Edition My Passport Drives
JPR Reports AMD, Intel Jump in GPU Shipments, Nvidia Slips
HTC One M8 for Windows Unveiled
SanDisk Releases The TLC-based Ultra II SSD
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Bing In...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, November 12, 2009
Bing Integrates Wolfram Alpha


Microsoft has announced a deal which will bring the Wolfram Alpha search tool to its Bing search service, allowing users to take advantage of the Wolfram Alpha algorithms and search tools within Bing queries.

Started in May 2009 by noted scientist Stephen Wolfram, Wolfram|Alpha is an ambitious project to, as the company?s website says, "make all systematic knowledge immediately computable by anyone."

Bing will start creating and presenting computational knowledge in search results over the next several days as Microsoft will roll it out in the US.

Microsoft said that it would be providing access to Wolfram|Alpha?s advanced algorithms and within the Bing experience. "This new and exciting work is completely aligned with our broader goal of enabling faster, more informed decisions. Specifically, we will bring nutritional information and tools into Bing?s search results, as well as some straight up hard math and homework help," Microsoft said.

For example, a helpful tool is the body mass index that tracks a user's workout progress. Bing has introduced Wolfram|Alpha?s body mass index interactive form on Bing's results page. If someone searches for 'bmi' he will get the option to enter his height and weight. The 'Calculate' button will bring a detailed Body Mass Index analysis directly on Bing.

The improved fitness results is just one of the computational search results that Microsoft's partnership with Wolfram|Alpha will bring to Bing. Bing will also rely on Wolfram|Alpha's ability to solve complex math functions and to provide users with knowledge about unique math concepts.


Previous
Next
SANYO Releases New Contactless Charger Set for Wii Remote        All News        AMD Unveils New Platforms, Outlines 2010-2011 Chip Roadmap
HP to Acquire 3Com for $2.7 Billion     General Computing News      Google Opens "Go" Programming Language to the Public

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Bing Gets Smarter With Natural-language Support
Bing Rewards Members Get OneDrive 100 GB Offer
Microsoft Denies Censorship of China-related Searches
2013 Top Global Searches On Bing
Google and Microsoft To Block Abuse Images
Bing To Start Showing Your Social Persona
New Logo And Features For Microsoft Bing
Bing To Power Real-time Online Polling to FOX News Nightly News
Bing Speech Recognition Gets faster, More Accurate
Microsoft Adds More Features on Bing Desktop
Bing Expands Social Search
Latest Bing Desktop Expands Language Availability and Supports All Versions of Windows

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .