October 5th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Apple Music launched three months ago on 30th June. At the start of this month, the streaming service’s earliest adopters had to decide whether or not they wanted to start paying for it. From Apple...

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September 19th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Google is expected to unveil its second-generation Chromecast device later this month, including support for Spotify. The first-generation device plugs into televisions, and enables people to stream video...

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September 16th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

Ministry of Sound boss Lohan Presencer has called for Apple Music to create a business model for third-party playlist creators, while warning fellow independent labels to beware of majors’ attempts to...

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September 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The Beatles remain the most prominent streaming holdout, but could that status be coming to an end? Tweets posted by the band’s official Twitter account on Saturday suggest something is up. They all...

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September 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Besides its new Apple TV and related music announcements, what else did Apple reveal last night at its event in San Francisco? There are new iPhones: the 6s and 6s Plus, with better cameras, processors...

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September 7th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Market research firm comScore has published its latest US Smartphone Subscriber Market Share report, including some data points that we can use to gauge the opportunity ahead for the Apple Music streaming...

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September 3rd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge


Another reminder if you needed it that outside games, streaming music is one of the lucrative mobile-app categories. Analytics firm App Annie has published a report tracking the top iOS apps of “all-time”...

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September 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

What could tempt former Beats Music CEO Ian Rogers away from his berth at Apple? Yesterday, the destination of the outgoing executive was revealed: French luxury brand-owner LVMH, which counts Chandon,...

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September 1st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The tech and entertainment press is taking a break from speculating about Apple being a Spotify killer to focus on whether it could be a Netflix killer instead. Specifically, there’s a hubbub around...

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