February 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The purchase of WiMP and Tidal’s parent company Aspiro by Jay-Z’s Project Panther looks a done deal, given that it’s already been approved by the company’s board and major shareholders. However,...

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February 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

CÜR Music, the streaming service founded by industry veterans Tom Brophy, John Lack and Bob Jamieson, has signed a deal with B2B firm Medianet to provide its licensed music catalogue. CÜR Music is being...

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Tesco has just sold its Blinkbox Movies service to British ISP TalkTalk, but it seems its Blinkbox Music service may also be finding a friendly buyer: Australian digital music firm Guvera. The Financial...

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January 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The growth of native video on Facebook was one of 2014’s more interesting trends bubbling away, even if it wasn’t until the end of the year that people started talking about rocketing views for videos...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Here’s an interesting deal in the making: Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba is reportedly planning to invest at least $90m in a stake in South Korean music firm SM Entertainment. The latter is one of the...

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November 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The long-running (and poisonously public) dispute between Amazon and book publisher Hachette appears to be over, after the companies agreed a new deal over ebook pricing. Hachette will now get full control...

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November 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud signed its first licensing deal with a major label – WMG – last week, but with negotiations still ongoing or temporarily shelved depending on who you talk to, the company is making its views...

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November 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve written a lot about Indian streaming services like Saavn, Gaana and Dhingana over the last couple of years, but rivals from other parts of the world are eyeing the market too. Rdio, for example,...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rdio has had a tight relationship with Shazam for some time now, but the streaming service isn’t putting all its eggs in one music-identification basket. Rdio announced an expansion of its partnership...

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