August 26th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple’s App Store generated $1.7bn in transactions during July this year – a stat that got a bit lost when Apple’s services boss Eddy Cue announced it, due to being paired with his announcement of...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

American Express has launched a standalone mobile app for its Unstaged music initiative. Released as a free download for iOS and Android devices, the app provides streams of concerts by the likes of Arcade...

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August 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

American telco Comcast will reportedly launch a rival to YouTube in the coming weeks, with Business Insider claiming the new platform is likely to be called Watchable. Its report focuses on non-music partners,...

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July 13th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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The issue of Apple taking a 30% cut of purchases made through its App Store – including subscriptions to rivals of its Apple Music streaming service – has been bubbling for months now. On Friday,...

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May 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Queen have got their own mobile game for iOS and Android: a blend of trivia questions and puzzles with the band’s music built in. The app, which is officially licensed, is kicking off with more than...

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May 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm ParkData has been exploring the popularity of digital music services on iOS and Android in the US, and its findings make for interesting reading – even if the top dog in its chart isn’t...

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February 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

A decade ago, in the heyday of Symbian and BlackBerry, if you’d said two unannounced smartphone operating systems would be hoovering up 96.3% of the market by 2015, many mobile industry folk would have...

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February 5th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Drip… drip… drip… Time for the latest leak on Apple’s plans for streaming service Beats Music, courtesy of 9 to 5 Mac’s Mark Gurman – whose sources within Apple are a.) good and b.) not sanctioned...

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December 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Janus Friis should be a name familiar to Music Ally readers: he co-founded Kazaa, Skype, Joost and Rdio, among other tech firms. The latest project that he’s involved with isn’t directly music-related,...

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