Bing 2.0 debuts; Microsoft adds Wolfram Alpha - Stephen Wolfram talks about Wolfram|Alpha and Bing

Microsoft is rolling out major updates to Bing search enigne, that includes enhancements to search engine's "hover preview" feature, and will also add more local results for weather and events, and an overhauled Bing Shopping site. A Microsoft representative said, features'll be rolled out gradually and won't be fully available to everyone for several weeks. […]

Microsoft is rolling out major updates to Bing search enigne, that includes enhancements to search engine's "hover preview" feature, and will also add more local results for weather and events, and an overhauled Bing Shopping site. A Microsoft representative said, features'll be rolled out gradually and won't be fully available to everyone for several weeks. Also, Microsoft incorporates data from Wolfram Alpha, the "computational knowledge engine". The improved nutrition and fitness results’re just a few of computational search results that partnership with Wolfram|Alpha will bring to Bing. We’re also able to rely on Wolfram|Alpha's ability to solve complex math functions (and some easy ones too) and to provide you with knowledge about unique math concepts. Below are some excerpts from Bing team and Stephen Wolfram’s conversation: