Yahoo! to do Music Search

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Yahoo developing an audio search engine
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As Yahoo! video search goes live, we learn that the boys and girls at Y! Search are busy creating an audio search to add to the mix...

Yahoo has invested heavily on music services, and considers audio and video cornerstones of the company's future. In addition to buying song outlet MusicMatch for $160 million, Yahoo is working on another music service in conjunction with rival MusicNet. The company has also started to streamline its music and multimedia properties over the past several months, changing the name of its Launch site to Yahoo Music and consolidating its entertainment businesses in a Santa Monica, Calif., office near Hollywood.