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Apple Siri Relies on Wolfram Alpha For Answers

Wolfram Alpha will roll out Wednesday phase two with the ability to understand data and images in the way that search engines typically understand text queries. Steve Lohr tells us that Siri accounts for about 25% of the queries that Wolfram Alpha files. Apple isn't alone when it comes to licensing the technology. Lohr explains that Microsoft also licenses Wolfram Alpha technology.

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