Powerset First Microsoft Live Search Projects: Adds key features to Live Search

Microsoft said acquired of the semantic search startup Powerset. A month over, Mark Johnson announces that “ they’ve completed first few integration projects: Freebase Answers, improved captions for Wikipedia results, and new related searches using our Factz engine”. All of these projects are currently being “flighted” on Live Search, which means that they are being shown only to […]

Microsoft said acquired of the semantic search startup Powerset. A month over, Mark Johnson announces that “ they’ve completed first few integration projects: Freebase Answers, improved captions for Wikipedia results, and new related searches using our Factz engine”.

All of these projects are currently being “flighted” on Live Search, which means that they are being shown only to a small percentage of users (if you get one, consider yourself lucky!).  Once we’ve gotten data back from the tests, we’ll plan next steps and decide what features will eventually roll into the product.

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