microsoftMicrosoft joins IIT Kharagpur to create 'deeper' search engine

The Economic Times (October 30, 2017)

NEW DELHI: In a bid to take on Google Search, Microsoft said on Monday it is working with professors from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)--Kharagpur towards developing a system that can form the basis for a deeper, more meaningful search engine. The new search engine could assist users looking for subjective information and trusted opinions, the company said in a statement. Bing is a web search engine owned and operated by Microsoft. While current search engine algorithms are great at working with fact-based queries and providing structured answers, they are surprisingly ineffective at answering subjective and personal questions. (Read More)