Yahoo! Research + MicroSoft Research vs. Google Research

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Yahoo! Research does investigate prediction markets —-see David Pennock (the inventor of the DPMM) et al.

MicroSoft Research does investigate prediction markets —-see Todd Proebsting (”-I lead Microsoft Research’-s Information Forecasting Exchange project“-).

Google Research does not investigate prediction markets —-see this interview. (The prediction markets effort at Google is part of the 20% project of a group of managers.)

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    [...] running an internal one as the “Information Forecasting Exchange” from 2003-2006. Internal efforts at Yahoo and Google have also been noted. But frankly, I’m not actively promoting PM’s to government friends, as I don’t [...]

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