July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

As one of the biggest YouTube multi-channel networks, Fullscreen has been sparking acquisition rumours ever since Disney agreed to buy its rival Maker Studios in a deal that could reach $950m. The latest...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

iPhone app Gig Sq. is the latest live music discovery app, initially focused on London in the UK. People can use it to see who’s playing near their current location, as well as browsing featured gigs...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Beatport’s new president Lloyd Star has been talking about the recent controversy around EDM star Kaskade and SoundCloud, and the rights issues around mix sets and mash-ups. “It’s interesting...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

News from Amazon on its Prime Music streaming music service yesterday, although as usual, there were no stats on how many people are actually using it. Instead, the news is that the service has added “hundreds...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We wrote last week about Microsoft’s plans to spin off Nokia’s MixRadio as a standalone company, but wondered what would happen to its other streaming music service: Xbox Music. Comments by CEO Satya...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Seven people have been arrested after buying thousands of tickets from eBay’s StubHub service using stolen credit-card numbers. Reuters reports that the arrests were made in the UK, US and Canada, with...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube is pushing to launch its new subscription music service later in 2014, but the Wall Street Journal has reported another setback for the project: the departure of product manager Chris LaRosa. He’s...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this month, Facebook launched a new mobile app called Mentions specifically for celebrities, artists and other public figures. Now one of those people has reviewed it: former Star Trek star William...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Back in 2012, EMI launched a Spotify app for veteran jazz label Blue Note Records (Bulletin, 13-Sep-12) before teaming up with music startup Groovebug for a subscription-based iPad app mining its back...

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