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News@5: Fairsharemusic, New Bing Features & Android Is Developers' Favorite

Fairsharemusic, a new music download service designed to support charities, launched a public beta version this week. Describing itself as "the home of feelgood downloading", the site donates 50 per cent of the revenue it makes from each song to charities.

Microsoft has added music, video and games features to its popular Bing search engine, adding fuel to its ongoing search war with Google. The company explained that the new features introduced on Bing were designed to make the search engine more media-centric.

A study by Informa Telecoms and Media has revealed that deployments of femtocell technology, which allows localised wireless connectivity, have doubled around the globe over the last nine months.

AT&T has concluded the purchase of mobile network Alltel's assets in the American state of Utah, previously owned by Verizon Wireless.

According to a survey conducted by software developer platform Appcelerator, developers give Google's Android the edge over Apple's iOS in the long term.