July 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Things have gone quiet (publicly at least) on YouTube’s negotiations with independent labels for its upcoming subscription music service. However, news emerged at the weekend about its possible branding....

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July 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Well, at least we have something else to gossip about besides Apple buying Beats now. Twitter may be buying SoundCloud, although for now the story is equally speculative: Recode’s scoop includes lashings...

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July 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google has sold “millions” of its Chromecast TV dongles since the device launched a year ago as an easy way to “cast” music and video to the nearest television. Google celebrated that one-year...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We reported yesterday on news that a pair of Google execs are joining Spotify in advisory roles, and mischievously linked it to an SEC filing late last year when Google said it had “pursued but discontinued...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve regularly written about mobile firm Flurry over the last five years: it regularly publishes data harvested from the apps that use its analytics service, to help people understand trends in...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

TorrentFreak has something of a scoop this morning: news that Google is experimenting with showing legal links to people searching for music, TV and films with piracy-related keywords. “Google has...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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A fascinating link between Google and Spotify emerged last night, with a report by tech site Recode that Spotify has a new board member: a senior figure from Google. Omid Kordestani's official title...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

If you’ve ever seen the buzzphrase ‘Internet of Things’ and wondered what it means, a new report from Pew Research lays down a definition, of sorts: “A global, immersive, invisible,...

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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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