July 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Remember the days after Facebook went public last year, when its share price wobbled and plenty of experts suggested that its IPO had been an embarrassing flop? As a reminder, that IPO price was $38...

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July 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple announced its latest quarterly financials last night, and predictably made a shedload more money: revenues of $37.4bn and a net profit of $7.7bn, up from $35.3bn and $6.9bn respectively in the corresponding...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Our quarterly glance into the world of the biggest TV/films streaming service, today, as Netflix announced its latest financials. The big number that’s being talked about most is the company’s growth...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The funding numbers behind Pinterest are eye-boggling: it raised $100m in October 2012, $200m in February 2013, then another $225m in October. And now it has announced another $200m round. In total, Pinterest...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google announced its latest financial results yesterday, for the second quarter of 2014. The company’s revenues rose 22% year-on-year to $16bn, while its net profit rose 5.9% to $3.4bn. Alongside...

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July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile analytics firm App Annie has published its latest quarterly report into the mobile apps market, identifying strong growth in app downloads for Android through the Google Play store, but noting that...

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July 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm eMarketer has published some new numbers on the growth of the global advertising market, including digital. It sees brands spending $545.4bn on ‘paid media’ this year, up 5.7%...

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July 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Bop.fm is one of a clutch of startups trying to help people build and share playlists between the various streaming music services – see also Whyd and Songdrop. Now the company has some more money to...

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July 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Shock news: there’s still money in mobile gaming. Lots of it. King, which makes Candy Crush Saga and other games, reported its first-quarter financials yesterday: $606.7m of revenues and $127.2m...

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