March 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

android-piracy

The prospect of smartphone-fuelled music piracy hasn't been a huge public concern for the music industry in recent years, give or take the odd jab at Google for allowing MP3-downloading apps onto its Android...

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March 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

francois

We're very much fond of François & The Atlas Mountains for musical reasons, but the band's new album also has an innovative app to accompany it. Released for iPhone by label Domino Records, it's called...

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February 21st, 2014 by Music Ally

Two of the most prominent mobile analytics firms have published their latest research into the apps market, providing plenty of food for thought.

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February 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

You’ve probably heard the news by now: Facebook has agreed to pay up to $19bn for WhatsApp, the popular messaging app. The deal – $4bn in cash, $12bn in Facebook shares now and up to $3bn in stock...

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February 11th, 2014 by Music Ally

download

Sometimes, a stat comes along that reminds us of the place services we think are huge have in the wider scheme of things.

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February 5th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

rewind-radio-app

An intriguing new music discovery app has popped up on Apple’s App Store. It’s called Rewind Radio, and pitches itself as “the world’s first radio time machine” while promising that “music...

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February 3rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

midemlab

This afternoon saw an 'Innovation Show' at Midem, drawing together the Midemlab contest, the Midem Hack Day and the Midem Marketing competition, aiming to showcase the innovation going on around music. It...

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February 3rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

Y'know what? We bloody love music hack days. They're an explosion of playful, inventive, innovative and above all creative hacks from people thinking less about building the next big music/tech business,...

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January 31st, 2014 by Music Ally

shazam

A profile of Shazam by AdAge includes some new figures on the discovery app’s growth, as well as plenty of detail on its advertising strategy.

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