August 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook’s strategy of “unbundling the big blue app” is well known, but now its Instagram subsidiary is trying something similar. Well, it’s launched a single spin-off app, anyway,...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yesterday morning, we reported on SoundCloud’s plans to introduce advertising on its surface with an initially-limited number of partner artists and distributors. Now CEO Alexander Ljung has been giving...

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August 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Research firm comScore has published its latest report into the US mobile apps market, armed with the claim that apps now account for 52% of Americans’ “digital media time”. That’s fuelled by...

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August 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube is launching a major redesign of its app for televisions, starting with the one available for Microsoft’s Xbox One console. While one thrust of the redesign is to match YouTube’s design...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ll have to wait a while for news on how Apple plans to develop Beats Music as a service, but post-acquisition, the company is already ramping up promotion of its iOS app. 9 to 5 Mac noticed yesterday...

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August 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rappers Drake and Lil Wayne have set off on a high-profile joint tour of the US this week, and we’re fascinated by the role its official app is playing in the concerts. Released for iPhone just in time...

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August 1st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Live Nation reported its latest financial results last night, with a 1% fall year-on-year to $1.67bn driven by a 2% drop in concerts income to $1.17bn. However, the company saw its ticketing revenues...

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July 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

You stand around for ages waiting for a new music identification app and then two come along at once… Yesterday we reported that Facebook is baking its own music and TV tagging software into its updated...

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July 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Samsung’s personal radio app Milk Music has followed the path trodden by Pandora, MixRadio and other rivals before it, by adding a mid-priced monthly subscription to its initially-free service. Users...

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