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Wolfram Alpha goes live

By Benjamin Cohen

Updated on 15 May 2009

A new internet search engine goes live tonight that can give you the answers you want, not just a random list of links. Benjamin Cohen reports.

Man helping computer user (credit: Getty Images)

A British physicist has come up with Wolfram Alpha, a kind of intelligent Google.

It's described as "a computational knowledge system", crunching the facts to come up with logical, relevant answers.

Full interview: Full interview: Conrad Wolfram

Benjamin Cohen interviews co-founder Conrad Wolfram about the new internet search engine.

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