Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

Wolfram Research nearly had a deal to use its tech in Google search, "but it blew up"'

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New Stephen Wolfram, the CEO of Wolfram Research, took to the stage at The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 today to discuss the ‘Computational Future’. Afterwards, he met up with TNW’s Paul Sawers to discuss automated medical diagnosis, the incredible potential of natural language processing and more. At the end of the...
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