December 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Twitter caused a minor kerfuffle last month when it emerged that its mobile app was tracking other apps installed by users. Now it’s explained what that means for advertisers, with the launch of “tailored...

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December 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Bop.fm is one of the startups trying to build bridges between the various streaming music services, helping people share links with friends that automatically play tracks from whatever services they have...

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December 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There have been a few reasons for friction between Google and music rightsholders in recent years, and the availability of piracy apps on Android’s Google Play app store has been one of them. But...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify’s mobile SDK has historically had one rather important restriction: developers couldn’t make money for them by charging or selling ads. That’s now changed. Well, sort of. “We are pleased...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yo dawg, I heard you like personal radio apps, so I put more personalisation in your personal radio app… Yes, Pandora has published its latest update to its Android and iOS apps, with a button for every...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

If the headline ‘Apploud Is Like An Instagram For Live Music Where Musicians Get Paid’ makes you want to flee for the hills with a little red button marked ‘destroy all apps, app hype and the people...

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December 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Last year, we wrote about Swiss electronica band Yello’s launch of a Yellofier music-making app for iOS (Bulletin, 2-Apr-13). Now there’s a brand new version called Yellofier Electrified, which was...

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December 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rufus Wainwright is the latest high-profile artist to explore the potential for subscription-based apps, with the launch of his official iPhone app this week. It’s a free download pulling in his social...

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December 12th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Throughout 2014, we’ve been writing about the growth of Japanese social app Line, often through its use by artists like Paul McCartney, Katy Perry and Taylor Swift, whose profiles have millions of followers. However,...

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