February 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Even Apple’s monster quarterly financials had their bum note: falling sales of iPad tablets. Yet it turns out that this may simply be reflecting the overall market. Two research firms claimed yesterday...

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January 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook reported its financial results for the final quarter of 2014 yesterday, with revenues up 58% year-on-year to $12.47bn, with a net profit of $701m. The social network now has 1.39bn monthly active...

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January 30th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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It’s quite the week for financial results: Apple on Tuesday, Facebook on Wednesday, and now Google, Amazon and Alibaba on Thursday to help take the current pulse of online advertising and commerce. Here’s...

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January 28th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Even by its own standards, Apple’s latest quarterly financials are startling. In the final three months of 2014, the company generated $74.6bn of revenues and posted a profit of $18bn – the most profitable...

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January 2nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Figures released by Nielsen SoundScan for the US recorded music market in 2014 confirm trends already seen in the UK from the BPI’s year-end stats: sales down, streams up. Specifically, Nielsen reported...

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December 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Warner Music Group reported its latest quarterly financial results yesterday, with group revenues up from $764m in the third quarter of 2013 to $771m in Q3 this year. That included a 6% rise in overall...

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November 25th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Spotify has published its consolidated financial results for 2013 – figures that cover its global business that year, rather than just the individual markets like the UK and France where its subsidiaries...

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November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

RealNetworks recently filed its financial results for the third quarter of the year, and as usual they included some figures for Rhapsody, in which it owns a significant stake still. The key figures: the...

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October 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Japanese mobile social network Line announced its latest quarterly financial results yesterday, with revenues for its core business up 104% year-on-year to $192m. The company also finally gave some active...

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