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News Bytesaid 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.
News BytePDF), with 90 percent of the money coming from Google. We’d broken the news in late 2011 that Google had renewed its search deal with Mozilla, committing to pay almost $300 million per year. So, yup, that was right.
News ByteJybe, a mobile app for recommendation and social discovery that the Silicon Valley Internet giant bought in March. His LinkedIn profile notes that, at Yahoo, he “worked on machine learning techniques for the personalization group.”