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Forget LinkedIn: Companies turn to GitHub to find tech talent

Because engineers and designers can post their work for all to see, more and more companies are realizing they can see what people can actually do, not just say they can do.

By August 17, 2012


Google bringing new smarts to search with Knowledge Graph

Search giant builds a 500-million-item database of people, places, and things. Its content will be appearing in your search results starting today.

By May 16, 2012


Powerset's iPhone app solves bar bets, makes you smarter

Powerset on the iPhone--it's not too shabby. New tool will pull up everything the desktop version does, though performance appears to be a tad slower--even over Wi-Fi.

By June 18, 2008


Zite for iPhone: An elegant, personalized reader

Its iPad version is a popular alternative to Flipboard due to Pandora-like personalization. It scaled its elegant offering down for iPhone, but at a price to personalization options. Its timing also coincided with Flipboard and Google Current's iPhone app unveilings.

By December 9, 2011


Is Microsoft stalking Powerset's search technology?

While Powerset is preparing for the public rollout of its semantic search engine, Microsoft is rumored to be interested in acquiring the start-up.

By May 10, 2008


Boundary breaks into network monitoring-as-a-service

A newly funded startup aims to bring visibility into cloud networking.

By November 15, 2011


Moon Express sees money in moon rocks

Angel-funded, 13-person company is building a robotic lunar lander.

By July 21, 2011


Live Search gets a Powerset boost

Microsoft, which closed its deal to buy Powerset a month ago, said the first fruits of collaboration are now finding their way into the company's main search results.

By September 17, 2008


Microsoft sees Powerset-powered search ad revolution

Natural language processing could let advertisers bid for search ad placement based on broad concepts, not just a gaggle of keywords.

By August 19, 2008


Microsoft closes Powerset deal

The natural language search firm officially became part of Microsoft on Friday. Now the question is what Redmond will do with the technology.

By August 5, 2008