October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple held its latest product launch last night, although it wasn’t as glitzy an affair as the recent iPhones / Watch / U2 happening. On the agenda last night were new iPads  – slimmer, faster and...

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October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google’s latest set of quarterly financial results is a familiar story of very big numbers, but there’s a longer-term trend that’s making some analysts chatter. First, the numbers: Google’s revenues...

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October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest artist to reach the milestone of 1bn streams on Spotify is Pitbull: the third most-streamed American artist on the service behind Eminem and Katy Perry. The rapper is celebrating the milestone...

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October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

News that former A2IM VP Jim Mahoney was leaving for a new job at Merlin leaked earlier this year, but it’s now been confirmed. He’ll head up the indie licensing agency’s new US office, working out...

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October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Music recommendations site This Is My Jam – a Music Ally Digital Music Awards nominee – has just signed up its 200,000th user, with the site nearing two million “jams” (songs chosen by those users...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Two defendants in a prominent UK case concerning pre-release piracy are now pleading guilty, and will be sentenced next month. The case was triggered by an investigation by the BPI and IFPI into filesharing...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rdio has been busy upgrading its music quality in recent months, with the results unveiled yesterday. “We’re happy to announce we’ve converted our entire catalog of over 30 million songs to high-quality...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

British startup Playlists.net, which aggregates and recommends playlists created on streaming music service Spotify, has been acquired by Warner Music Group’s WEA label. The major label snapped up the...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple is unveiling its new iPads tonight, but Google got in yesterday with its latest device announcements. Well, device and software: the company formally unveiled the next version of Android, 5.0 Lollipop,...

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