July 30th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Is this the start of a slow end for Google+? Yes! No! Maybe! Who knows? The company now no longer requires users to be signed into Google+ to be able to make comments on a number of its other “products”...

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July 29th, 2015 by Music Ally

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Lead: Music is no longer acting coyly around dating apps and has fully charged into that world as a marketing channel. We look at who the most adventurous have been here and also explain where these relationships...

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July 22nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Google has killed off a plug-in for its Chrome web browser that enabled people to cue up YouTube music to play in the background. We first wrote about Streamus in early 2014, when it launched as a way...

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July 17th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Google’s latest financial results have impressed Wall Street, with the company reporting revenues of $17.7bn (up 11% year-on-year) and a net profit of $3.9bn for the second quarter of this year. And...

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July 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

It’s been clear for some time that we’re about to enter a battle royale for streaming exclusives, with Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal and other rivals scrapping for (at least) early access to key songs...

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July 13th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A range of filesharing websites are suddenly being blocked by Google’s Chrome browser on the grounds that they may contain “harmful programs”. KickassTorrents, Torrentz and ExtraTorrent are among...

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June 24th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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With a week to go until the launch of Apple Music, we’re expecting a few announcements and promotional deals from rivals in the days ahead. Google made a splash yesterday, for example, by announcing...

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June 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

2015 is a very interesting year in the world of news publishing, as tech giants Apple, Facebook and Google up their efforts to become distribution partners, while publishers try to maintain control of...

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June 16th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile industry analyst Benedict Evans has been looking at the latest stats published by Google and Apple about their respective app stores: Google’s latest stat of $7bn of developer payouts and 50bn...

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