July 30th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Anyone suggesting that Spotify’s lack of profitability will be a barrier to any IPO should take a look at Twitter’s latest financial results: the social network’s net losses grew from $42.2m in the...

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July 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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When the likes of Spotify look to a possible future as public companies, Pandora remains the most high-profile example of a post-IPO digital music business riding the Wall Street rollercoaster. Witness...

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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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