August 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Have you played Kim Kardashian: Hollywood yet? If you’re involved in digital music marketing and/or artist management, you probably should. The mobile game has been a runaway success on iOS and Android,...

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August 14th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

More details have emerged about Google’s latest music-related feature in its search engine: ‘Listen Now’ ads that appear when people search for artists. Presented as links within the artist boxout...

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August 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A different twist in the battle for mobile OS supremacy has emerged with the news that Microsoft is suing Samsung for what it claims are late payment on per-device royalty fees relating to the mobile and...

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August 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Indie label bodies WIN and Impala are hoping the European Commission will investigate YouTube over its licensing practices, but parent company Google already has one major regulatory investigation in Europe...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve seen a few startups tackling the idea of small groups of people sharing music in real-time: for example apps that a group all have installed on their smartphones to synchronise playback of...

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July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile analytics firm App Annie has published its latest quarterly report into the mobile apps market, identifying strong growth in app downloads for Android through the Google Play store, but noting that...

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July 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

As the maker of processors for a range of mobile devices, ARM has a good view of the evolving smartphone market. figures presented at its Tech Day for journalists and analysts threw up one important stat:...

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July 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Here’s something interesting we spotted go live on iOS and Android’s app stores this week: Vodafone Firsts. It’s a smartphone app released by Vodafone and designed to be used at concerts...

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July 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

London already has its fair share of disruptive live-music startups – Songkick being the obvious example – but another one is set to make its debut later this month. It’s called Dice, and it’s...

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