January 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Google has been gradually expanding its “expanded answer cards” feature on its search engine – the box that pops up when people search for music artists. Yesterday brought some new options, including...

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January 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

One of the non-music trends of 2014 was the emergence of workplace tools using the features of social networking (messaging, photo-sharing, news feeds etc) for corporate purposes. Slack was the Silicon...

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January 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Just before Christmas, Google published an article about the popularity of games videos on YouTube, but a chart of the service’s top search terms in 2014 within that piece shed some light on music too....

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January 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A couple of years ago, music and film rightsholders adapted their tactics trying to persuade Google to crack down on pirate sites, by increasing their takedown filings for infringing links on its search...

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January 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Google has sold millions of its Chromecast dongles, which help people stream media to their televisions, controlled from their mobile devices. Now it’s launching a related technology called Google Cast...

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January 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Is Google set to deliver a mortal blow to the unlicensed online lyrics industry? On 22 December, the company added lyrics to its search results in the US, meaning that for some songs, searching for the...

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December 29th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The Sony Pictures hack that has led to the cancellation of plans to screen and sell movie The Interview is a hot mess, as are the various revelations in the media based on emails leaked as part of that...

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December 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Who was the only musician to make it into Google’s chart of the top 10 trending searches of 2014? Nope, not Taylor Swift. Not Beyoncé. Another diva, just a more beardy one. Yep, Eurovision winner Conchita...

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