November 28th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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As predicted, European politicians have voted in favour of breaking up Google. Without, as it turns out, actually mentioning Google by name at all. In a vote passed by 384 to 174, the European Parliament...

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November 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Watch out for some lazy ‘Spotify overtakes iTunes’ headlines this morning: the story is more specific than that, but still interesting. Publisher and label services firm Kobalt is the source, having...

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August 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Indie label bodies WIN and Impala are hoping the European Commission will investigate YouTube over its licensing practices, but parent company Google already has one major regulatory investigation in Europe...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify’s European boss Chris Maples has left the company. The ad industry veteran joined the streaming service in April 2011 as its UK managing director and European sales director, before being promoted...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google’s investment arm, Google Ventures, is setting up shop in Europe, with an initial $100m to invest in startups from the continent. “Our goal is simple: we want to invest in the best ideas...

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Shazam’s latest big music data partnership is with an artist, Demi Lovato, with the claim that her upcoming European tour will be planned around cities where she’s most popular with users of...

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Once upon a time, Spotify executives were wary of publicly comparing the streaming service’s prospects to Apple’s iTunes – not least because Apple was a key distribution platform for its...

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February 28th, 2014 by Music Ally

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The European Commission is investigating the booming industry for ‘free-to-play’ mobile games

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February 7th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Electric vehicle maker Tesla has announced a deal to integrate streaming music service Rdio into its dashboard in Europe, matching an

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