Yahoo purchases SkyPhrase, possibly for fantasy football app

12/2/2013 | Computerworld

Yahoo is buying the natural-language processing startup SkyPhrase to integrate the company with its Yahoo Labs research division in New York. The acquisition will permit SkyPhrase to "continue to work on our shared vision of making computers deeply understand people's natural language and intentions," the company said. The capability might be used in Yahoo sports properties, including its Fantasy Sports Football application, Zach Miners writes.

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