December 18th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

MixRadio started life as Nokia's free streaming music service, preloaded on its Lumia range of Windows Phone smartphones. After Microsoft bought it as part of Nokia's devices and services business earlier...

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December 18th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Hot on the heels of its subscriptions option for artists, d2c site Bandcamp is now setting its sights on indie labels, with new features designed to help them make better use of the platform too. Costing...

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December 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Vessel is the latest company hoping to take on YouTube in the online video space, armed with former Hulu executives as co-founders and a rumoured $75m of funding. Today, it revealed more on its strategy...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Janus Friis should be a name familiar to Music Ally readers: he co-founded Kazaa, Skype, Joost and Rdio, among other tech firms. The latest project that he’s involved with isn’t directly music-related,...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A musician releasing a song through FarmVille? 2011 called: it wants its digital marketing campaign idea back! But enough scepticism, for this new example is for charity. The new single by The Killers...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify’s mobile SDK has historically had one rather important restriction: developers couldn’t make money for them by charging or selling ads. That’s now changed. Well, sort of. “We are pleased...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yo dawg, I heard you like personal radio apps, so I put more personalisation in your personal radio app… Yes, Pandora has published its latest update to its Android and iOS apps, with a button for every...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Filesharing site FilesTube is one of the most prominent in Google’s list of sites attracting copyright notices, with more than 10m so far received by its search engine. What’s more, FilesTube is blocked...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Online advertising company Radium One has been investigating “dark social” – sharing of content that happens outside the major (trackable) social networks. For example, sharing via email and messaging...

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