We're well used to verbal slingshots being fired at Google by music industry rightsholders of various sizes, but the company also attracts criticism from elsewhere in the media industry. News Corporation, for example, which yesterday published a stinging letter from its chief executive Robert Thomson to current EC competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia. It praises his decision to reconsider a settlement offer in the long-running negotiations about alleged anticompetitive behaviour from Google.
September 18th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
September 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge
The morning after Apple launches a dedicated webpage to help people delete U2's new album from their devices is a good time to issue a press release calling the partnership...
July 15th, 2014 by Karim Fanous
The removal of the star button in the recent Spotify redesign has had two very clear effects on me as a music consumer and regular Spotify user: 1) I listen to less music 2)...
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