[Reuters] Microsoft buys linguistic Web search firm Powerset

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[Reuters] Microsoft buys linguistic Web search firm Powerset - 07/01/08 01:54 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday it had agreed to buy Powerset, a start-up that is working on a new class of Web search that relies on insights from linguistics rather than simple keyword strings.



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