September 16th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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In June at Google's I/O developer conference, the company announced a new initiative called Android One. Its aim was to increase Android's push into emerging markets with a set of reference specs for...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Alt-J’s second album, This Is All Yours, is released in a fortnight but the band are letting fans hear the whole thing early via a dedicated (iOS and Android) app. They will have to work (and walk) a...

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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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