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UK rightsholders reach piracy deal with search engines

As predicted last week, search-engine owners have reached an agreement with rightsholders on a new ‘voluntary code of practice’ in the UK to tackle links to copyright-infringing content on their services. “Creative...
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10 music chatbots worth talking to in 2016

The first chatbots were developed in the 1960s, long before smartphones and messaging apps had the world’s eyeballs transfixed. This isn’t a new technology, but it’s certainly a hot one in 2016 thanks to Facebook,...
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Microsoft launches new music-video search for Bing

Microsoft's Bing search engine has been rumoured to be up for the chop if former Nokia boss Stephen Elop is made CEO of the company.
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Music Ally Podcast #45 – ARTPOP, Bing, Deezer, Twitter and more

Dressed in their authentic Ramones t-shirts (2013 Primark Editions), Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge discuss the week's music industry news.
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Microsoft gets social with So.cl site

Microsoft has launched a new social search platform called So.cl. It allows users to post their searches to Facebook as well as watch videos with friends.
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Search engines pushing back against music ‘white-list’ claims report

The Slightly Right of Centre blog has caused a stir with a blog post claiming search engines are coming under pressure to remove sites linked to piracy from their results in the UK, and also to promote a white-list of approved...
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Justin Bieber tops Bing search rankings for 2011

Microsoft has announced its lists of 'most searched for' people, musicians, sports stories, gadgets and other things.
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Justin Bieber tops Bing search rankings for 2011

The year hasn't even entered its last month yet, but Microsoft has announced its lists of 'most searched for' people, musicians, sports stories, gadgets and other things.
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Bing takeover for Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal is the latest artist to team up with Microsoft to promote the latter's Bing search engine. The British rapper 'curated' the Bing homepage last week with a collection of images shot by himself and art director...
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Bing gets social with Facebook-fuelled search results

Microsoft's Bing is the latest search engine to add social features, with something it's calling 'Friend Effect'. Users can sign in via Facebook, and then have their friends' links and Likes incorporated into their search...
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Microsoft set to launch Shazam-style Bing Audio service

Microsoft has been talking on a developer podcast about some new features coming to its Windows Phone OS later this year, and they include an intriguing new music service...
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Bing search engine bulks up with music features

Microsoft has unveiled a series of new features for its Bing search engine, including beefed-up music search. Users searching for artists will now be able to find lyrics, photos, videos and tour dates...