March 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Tidal, the streaming service now owned by Jay Z, is showing a countdown on its website that (at the time of writing) stands at just over four and a half days. Mark Monday, then, as the date for a full...

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March 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The technology reporting world isn’t finished with leaks from Apple’s iTunes relaunch plans, not by a long chalk. The latest report comes from the New York Times, which fills in some of the details...

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March 26th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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We’ve written about Dubsmash a few times in recent months: it’s the lip-syncing social app that’s gone mainstream, with millions of people mouthing along to famous film and music clips before posting...

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March 26th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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As predicted, Facebook announced plans yesterday to turn its Facebook Messenger app into a bona-fide platform for external developers, while also confirming that the messaging app now has 600 million monthly...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Here’s some more data from the booming mobile games industry, which is being watched with interest by music firms. Finnish developer Supercell reported its 2014 financials yesterday, with its revenues...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm eMarketer has published its latest predictions for the US digital advertising market – figures with significant importance for digital music firms like Pandora and Spotify, as well as social...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Just as we were writing about Twitch ramping up its interest in electronic music, The Prodigy were becoming the latest artist to embrace Amazon’s livestreaming video platform. The band streamed an interview...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The BPI and PPL are continuing to target piracy sites through High Court orders in the UK, forcing ISPs to block access to them. 17 music download sites have just been added to the blacklist, with most...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud has traditionally frowned on apps that simply provide an alternative listening method to its official mobile app. White Label is an example of an app that adds a layer on top, though – specifically,...

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