"It seems like Nature has some secret that lets it make complicated stuff in an effortless way," Stephen Wolfram recently told an audience at Oxford Universitys Mathematical Institute.
Wolfram Alpha, the online search service launched two years ago, now lets inquiring minds in the United States find out what flights happen to be overhead at any given moment.
A new Wolfram Alpha search engine that delivers factual answers to online queries instead of links to Web pages won top honors late Sunday at the South By South West (SXSW) awards ceremony.
The Internet is a vastly different place than it was 15 years ago, but the way consumers search it has changed very little.
Microsoft's new Internet search engine Bing boosted the software giant's share of the US market in the week following its release, industry tracking firm comScore reported Tuesday.
Google rules the roost when it comes to Internet search and has easily brushed aside efforts by Yahoo!, Microsoft and others to knock it off its perch.