October 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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After a long, argumentative incubation period, Google's new YouTube-branded streaming music service is set to go live. At least, that's according to Reuters, which reports that it'll launch "in the...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Want to know what technology we’ll all (possibly) be using in 2022? Have a read of the IEEE Computer Society’s new report then, which claims to identify 23 “game-changing technologies”...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The dispute between Amazon and Hachette – and by extension a growing group of writers campaigning under the banner of Authors United – continues. The latest authors to sign up to protest Amazon’s...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Back in July, we spotted a new iOS app going live on Apple’s App Store: Tango Music Pix (Bulletin, 28-Jul-14). Launched by messaging app Tango, it promised to help people turn photos and music into...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google and Samsung are working together in Latin America on a promotion for the Google Play Music All Access streaming service. Starting in Brazil, anyone who buys Samsung’s Galaxy S4 or S5 smartphones...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It’s all about that bass for Meghan Trainor, but also all about those streams in the UK, where her song wasn’t on sale until this week. On streams alone last week, ‘All About That Bass’...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Did you think we’d seen the last of the long-running legal battle between MP3Tunes and labels? Pfft. As is the way of these things, the verdict – which went against the cloud-locker service and...

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, we can, but can you? When we browse an album’s page in Spotify’s desktop client, hovering over any song in the column underneath the thumbs-up icon at the far right shows its play count....

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September 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Five years after adding its first tracks from major labels, eMusic has removed it all to focus once again on independent music. “Beginning Oct. 1, 2014, the leading download-to-own music retailer...

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