Report Says Microsoft Will Buy Powerset for $100M


VentureBeat is reporting that Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has agreed to buy California-based Powerset, a natural-language search firm. If the report is accurate, the deal will be worth some $100 million and will be announced next month.

Gregory T. Huang is Xconomy's Deputy Editor, National IT Editor, and the Editor of Xconomy Boston. You can e-mail him at or call him at 617-252-7323. Follow @

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