August 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We reported yesterday on the speculation that Apple is in talks with European and US mobile operators to launch its own MVNO for iPhone, and noted that this could have some *very* interesting implications...

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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


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


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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