October 21st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple reported its latest quarterly financials last night, and as results go they were pretty stonking. The company's revenues rose 12.3% year-on-year to $42.1bn for the quarter, while its net profit rose 13.3% to $8.5bn. In the third quarter of this year – Apple's fiscal fourth quarter – the company sold 39.3m iPhones, 12.3m iPads, 5.5m Mac computers and 2.6m iPods, while the company's iTunes Store set a new record for billings of $5.4bn, albeit fuelled more by apps than music, as the App Store...

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Features

October 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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How long has the verbal battle between the creative industries and Google over piracy sites and search rankings been running? Too long. But on Friday, there were some interesting...

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Comment

October 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Have you read Dan Brooks’ opinion piece about streaming music in the New York Times yet? If not, you should: it’s already sparked plenty of chatter from music fans and...

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Podcast

February 3rd, 2014 by Music Ally

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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

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