September 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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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 a "dismal failure". However, the broadside from the UK's Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) bears deeper examination for some of its assumptions about the promotion, including how its success should be judged. The basics are clear enough: ERA is angry on its members' behalf that U2 chose to give their new album Songs...

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Features

September 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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In June at Google's I/O developer conference, the company announced a new initiative called Android One. Its aim was to increase Android's push into emerging markets with...

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Comment

July 15th, 2014 by Karim Fanous

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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)...

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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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