May 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The big idea behind Mozilla’s Firefox OS software was to power affordable smartphones in emerging markets, with an open web-standards ethos to provide an alternative to iOS and Android. As things stand,...

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May 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

DJ and producer Robin Schulz has a new app out this week for his single ‘Sun Goes Down’. It’s a 360-degree video available for Android and iOS which can be used with Google Cardboard VR headsets,...

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May 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Samsung’s Milk Music is making headlines this week, but not for positive reasons. The music service’s parent division, Media Solutions America, has laid off “dozens” of staff according to Variety,...

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May 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The willingness to innovate digitally within the country music genre can be underestimated, but from Garth Brooks to its younger stars, there is plenty of experimentation going on. The latest example is...

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May 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

“It’s been a while & a journalist asked, so I put my latest Spotify royalty payments online: Jan 2013 to May 2015,” tweeted musician Zoe Keating last night, with a link to her latest Google Doc...

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May 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Live-streaming service Twitch has been ramping up its partnerships with musicians and labels, particularly around dance music. Its latest is with a familiar brand: Boiler Room. It now has an official channel...

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May 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We last wrote about Playground Sessions – a US music-education startup co-founded by Quincy Jones – back in 2013, when it launched as a $9.99-a-month subscription service teaching piano online (Bulletin,...

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May 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Taylor Swift broke Vevo’s record for most video views in a 24-hour period with her promo for ‘Bad Blood’, sailing to 20.1m views in the first day after its release. “FREAKING OUT RIGHT NOW. YOU...

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May 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Tech site The Verge has removed the leaked Sony/Spotify contract from the article it published earlier in the week “at the request of the copyright owner”, while leaving its analysis of the document’s...

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