August 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Outlined in its Creator Preview video, YouTube is looking to offer creators crowdfunding functionality for their content. In an incredibly (e.g. overpoweringly) chummy video, it accepts that “a lot of...

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August 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Music recognition service Shazam, fresh from launching its desktop app for Macs last week, is expected to arrive on Android Wear, Google’s wearable technology OS, soon. “We’ve experimented...

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August 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Keen students of symbolism will have plenty to get their teeth into with the news that Shiva Rajaraman, the executive in charge of YouTube’s consumer products division, is leaving the company to join...

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August 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Indie label bodies WIN and Impala are hoping the European Commission will investigate YouTube over its licensing practices, but parent company Google already has one major regulatory investigation in Europe...

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August 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

That’s what the iProspect is claiming in its research into how consumers are responding to new technologies. The over-50s are, according to the Ageless Internet: From Silver Surfers To Golden Geeks study,...

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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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