December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Taxi-app firm Uber signed a deal with Spotify last month, but it also faced a damaging scandal around its willingness to investigate critics in the media, including accessing their private data. Not that...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Another take on the future for mobility? “Apple and Google both won. Apple now sells around 10% of all the 1.8bn (and growing) phones sold on Earth each year and Android the next 50%, split roughly between...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has been open about his mission to connect the world – as in taking Facebook, and indeed the internet, to remote places in emerging markets. Time now has a profile outlining...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’re anticipating a streaming price war in 2015, possibly sparked by Apple’s relaunch of Beats Music, following reports that the company is pushing for a $5-a-month subscription price. The company...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

France is the latest country where ISPs will be ordered by courts to block access to filesharing sites, according to a report on TorrentFreak. It claims that French music industry body SCPP has succeeded...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“We never thought a video would be watched in numbers greater than a 32-bit integer (=2,147,483,647 views), but that was before we met Psy,” admitted a blog post from the official YouTube Google+ account...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This week’s Sandbox digital marketing report should have landed in your inbox yesterday. Its lead feature looks beyond the US and UK to explore what kind of marketing campaigns are working well in Africa,...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Glad you asked: he’s been talking to Bloomberg about exactly that. “I don’t think the model we have at the moment is necessarily the one that’s going to be there in five or ten years. We need something...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Not now, obviously: between 2007 and 2009. This, at least, was the claim made yesterday as part of the lawsuit over Apple’s iTunes DRM in the late noughties. According to attorneys for consumers in the...

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