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Search Engines Ask Jeeves Natural Language

  1. Live! From Redmond, It's Microsoft Powerset Live!

    Powerset is the much-hyped beta natural language search engine that the metaphor-challenged mainstream media call the Google Killer. That doesn't mean natural language search or Powerset can kill Google, or even commit assault and battery on Google.

  2. Ask Jeeves CEO: "We Are Focused on Core Search"

    Given Jeeves' current weak but idiosyncratic mindshare (in fourth place or fifth place as far as consumers are concerned, but with many believing that the engine's unique feature is the ability to answer natural-language questions), this sounds...

  3. Search Engines And Legal Issues

    Two MIT professors claim in a lawsuit that Ask Jeeves should have asked them before infringing on their natural language search patents. Ask Jeeves denies infringing MIT professors' patents Reuters, Dec.17, 1999