Apple and Facebook both published their latest quarterly financial results last night, to broadly positive responses from Wall Street. Apple generated $45.6bn of revenues and $10.2bn of net profit in the first quarter of this year (its fiscal Q2), up 4.6% and 7.4% year-on-year respectively. Apple sold 43.7m iPhones and 16.4m iPads during the quarter, up 17% and down 15.5% respectively, although Apple pointed out that the 16.4m figure was for devices shipped into stores – it actually sold 17.5m,...
April 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
April 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
Apps are interesting for the music industry beyond the growth of specific 'music' apps. All genres of apps, including games and social networking, are competing with music...
April 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
The 'artists and streaming' debate – or as it often boils down, 'artists v Spotify' – is frustratingly polarised. Thom Yorke's an idiot! Daniel Ek is a tech bogeyman!...
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