September 18th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

Robert-Thomson

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,...

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September 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

u2

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,...

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September 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

android-one

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 a set of reference specs for...

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September 15th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

u2

Last week's surprise gift of a new U2 album for every iTunes user continues to make waves, although some of them may not be to Apple and the band's liking. But we'll start with the stats: tech news...

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September 12th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

A new report has forecast that YouTube will make $1.13bn in ad revenue this year. It comes from eMarketer and is expected to mark a 39% increase on what the video service generated in 2013. Variety has...

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September 11th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

It has been rumoured for a long time, but Deezer has finally made it to the US and its “USP” is improved audio quality charged at a premium monthly price. Existing subscription services in the US have...

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September 10th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

u2

By now, you’ll have seen the news. U2 didn’t just close Apple’s latest press launch with a live performance last night: they announced that their new album was not only finished, but instantly available...

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September 9th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

Conveniently a day head of Apple’s big event that will dominate the tech headlines for the next few days, Twitter has launched its long-rumoured in-tweet commerce functionality. The “Buy” button...

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September 8th, 2014 by Eamonn Forde

Tomorrow is Apple’s big product launch day and it could confirm then what it will be doing with Beats Music after the $3bn acquisition of its parent company earlier in the year. Beats had previously...

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