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WolframAlphaA computational search engine that provides statistics for all major disciplines. Developed by Stephen Wolfram, inventor of the Mathematica software, WolframAlpha differs from major search engines in that it returns a fixed set of answers for queries rather than countless articles that contain the keywords. Launched in 2009, WolframAlpha.com was designed to return statistics and mathematical data about a subject rather than narrations, opinions and explanations. For example, searching for "IBM" returns the current stock price and other financial data about the company. See Mathematica.
|The Results for 800 MHz|
|Entering "800 MHz" returned the above set of values. WolframAlpha was the first search engine to return facts rather than thousands of links to Web pages.|
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