Speaking during the “Ask the Search Engines” session at SMX West, representatives from both Bing and Yahoo! search engines said they’re in the process of supporting rel=canonical right now. Bing’s Sasi Parthasarathy told attendees that canonical tag support should be in place by the end of March or early April. Arnab Bhattacharjee of Yahoo said they’re currently rolling out support of the tag, but cautioned that Yahoo will only use it “as a hint” regarding a web page’s original/primary URL.
Also, “Hollywood’s Biggest Night” – the 82nd Oscar Academy Awards will held at 8 ET / 5 PT, Mar 7, 2010 at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood. Yahoo! dedicated an entire section of Yahoo! Movies to this year’s awards show with the idea that Yahoo!’s Coverage of the Oscars starts with you!