Google Search has added direct links to select music apps. When users ask Google Search about a musician, the results now include a link to play their music within an installed apps. Rdio, Spoify, iHeartRadio, TuneIn and of course Google's YouTube and Google Play are app launch partners. Notably missing are Pandora and Rhapsody. For now, the feature only works on Android devices in the US, but expect more apps and platforms to be added soon. "We’re working to expand this feature to users worldwide, with their local services like Deezer," says Jason Douglas, Group Product Manager, Google Search. Related...

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