John Paczkowski

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Yahoo Snags SkyPhrase for Natural-Language Processing

Yahoo has gone and bought another company, pushing its acquisition tally for the year up to 23. The Internet giant today said it has purchased natural-language outfit SkyPhrase for an undisclosed sum. SkyPhrase and its small team of four will become part of the Yahoo Labs team in New York, where they will presumably bring their natural-language-processing acumen to bear on Yahoo’s search and mail products.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”