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  • Siri for Android -- sort of

    Although I'm happy with my Samsung Galaxy S II Android phone, I've also got a bad case of <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9220539/With_Siri_Apple_s_iPhone_4S_gets_a_voice">Siri</a> envy. I, too, would like a "personal assistant" that responds to natural language requests such as "Move my meeting from 3 to 4." And I'm sure I'm not alone, as the <a href="https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1GGLS_enUS291US304&amp;sourceid=chrome&amp;ie=UTF-8&amp;q=Siri+for+Android">millions of Google search results</a> for "Siri for Android" attest.

  • Bing to use Wolfram Alpha results

    Microsoft is rolling out some enhancements to its Bing search engine, including some that rely on computational information delivered by Wolfram Alpha.

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  • Pricey Wolfram Alpha Arrives on iPhone

    Wolfram Alpha, the online computational engine, is now available as an iPhone application that serves as a graphing calculator, calorie counter, international economic index, astronomy guide, currency converter, stock information tool, and more -- but portability for that impressive functionality comes with an impressive price of US$49.99.

  • Wolfram Alpha: A test run

    Wolfram Alpha is online for testing throughout the weekend, in anticipation of the online knowledge base officially going live on Monday.

  • Search engine Wolfram Alpha focuses on great answers

    The natural-language search engine Wolfram Alpha is expected to launch May 18 and more details about the site are emerging. Most notably, Stephen Wolfram, Wolfram Alpha's creator and the brain behind the computational software Mathematica, says his site is not the next Google killer, but an add-on for your Web searches.