August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the social network’s latest milestone last night. “For the first time ever, one billion people used Facebook in a single day. On Monday, 1 in 7 people on Earth...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Lobbying body the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) includes Google, Pandora, Amazon, Facebook and Microsoft among its members. So its new report on “Copyright Reform for a Digital...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

One of the big hurdles in the way of Facebook doing more with music videos is the desire of labels for better tools to identify and take down (or perhaps even claim and monetise) videos uploaded unofficially...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Virtual assistants are all the rage, from Apple’s Siri and Google Now to Microsoft’s Cortana. Now Facebook is getting into the AI-helper game with M, a new feature in its Facebook Messenger app. For...

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August 24th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Neil Young has admitted that Pono has a “lack of resources” that is frustrating his ambitions for global expansion for his hi-res downloads store and music player. “We have no proven business leader...

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August 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

If you’re interested in the evolution of messaging apps into platforms for media, we recommend a reading of a new blog post by Connie Chan, partner at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz about WeChat (aka Weixin)....

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August 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Live video-streaming mobile apps are currently hot – again – thanks to the likes of Periscope and Meerkat. The former is an important strategic play for Twitter, so the tech industry has been wondering...

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August 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We reported yesterday on the speculation that Apple is in talks with European and US mobile operators to launch its own MVNO for iPhone, and noted that this could have some *very* interesting implications...

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August 3rd, 2015 by Eamonn Forde

YouTube has been live streaming from major US festivals for a number of years and now Facebook is looking to muscle in on this area – sideways. It was testing out its live streaming feature at the Lollapalooza...

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