It’s quite the week for financial results: Apple on Tuesday, Facebook on Wednesday, and now Google, Amazon and Alibaba on Thursday to help take the current pulse of online advertising and commerce. Here’s a run-through of the key facts and trends from the latest trio of internet giants. Google’s Q4 revenues were $18.1bn, up 15% year-on-year, while its net income rose to $4.76bn for the quarter. Note: Google’s revenues were only a shade over Apple’s net profit for the same quarter –...
January 30th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
January 29th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge
Sony’s decision to can its Music Unlimited streaming service in favour of an exclusive deal with Spotify is a feather in the cap for the latter company, but their big challenge...
November 14th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
There's an interesting interview with SoundCloud co-founder Eric Wahlforss in the Financial Times this week, which focuses mainly on the necessity (or otherwise) of major...
February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally
This week saw Music Ally's Eamonn Forde and Stuart Dredge return to their microphone and cups of tea to talk digital music for our podcast