April 24th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Yesterday was a big day for financial results from tech giants, with Google, Amazon and Microsoft all reporting their latest earnings. A summary follows. Google reported $17.3bn of revenues for the first...

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March 24th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Live video service Twitch made its name with games, but the company has clear ambitions in the music world too. The latest example is a partnership with dance event the Ultra Music Festival, which takes...

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March 23rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Watch? Schmatch. Apple is planning to unveil a new version of its Apple TV set-top box in June at its WWDC event in San Francisco. At least, that’s what BuzzFeed is claiming, suggesting that it’s Apple’s...

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March 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Twitch for DJs? Amazon’s games live-streaming service has been making moves towards being that itself, with the likes of Deadmau5 and Steve Aoki on board. But British startup Chew sees an opportunity...

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February 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Even Apple’s monster quarterly financials had their bum note: falling sales of iPad tablets. Yet it turns out that this may simply be reflecting the overall market. Two research firms claimed yesterday...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

At the end of 2013, Twitch had 45 million monthly unique viewers watching other people play games and stream the footage online. That’s why Amazon bought the company for $1.1bn last year. 

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon appears to be having a crackdown of sorts on torrenting apps within its Android ‘Appstore’, judging by its decision to boot out the FrostWire app. “In reviewing your app, we determined that...

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January 30th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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It’s quite the week for financial results: Apple on Tuesday, Facebook on Wednesday, and now Google, Amazon and Alibaba on Thursday to help take the current pulse of online advertising and commerce. Here’s...

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