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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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Pirate sites on Google’s search engine remain a sore point for music rightsholders, who say Google isn’t doing enough to demote them in favour of legal music services. TorrentFreak has been testing...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google’s investment arm, Google Ventures, is setting up shop in Europe, with an initial $100m to invest in startups from the continent. “Our goal is simple: we want to invest in the best ideas...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube is significantly upping its efforts to persuade big brands and their agencies to shift more of their ad budgets from TV to online video – witness its recently-announced Google Preferred initiative...

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July 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this year, filesharing site Demonoid relaunched after 20 months offline. Now, though, it has aroused the wrath of Google, which is flagging the site as one that “may harm your computer”...

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