January 28th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Even by its own standards, Apple’s latest quarterly financials are startling. In the final three months of 2014, the company generated $74.6bn of revenues and posted a profit of $18bn – the most profitable...

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December 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

SoundCloud has changed a lot over the course of 2014, in terms of its design. The company had one more tweak in store before the end of the year though: a new feature called Collection. “We designed...

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November 24th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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If, like us, you’ve been eagerly waiting for a time when there’d be an iPhone app to measure just how well you could twerk to the sounds of Nicki Minaj… well, we have good news. US startup AmplifyBuzz...

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November 20th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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The Financial Times is on a roll when it comes to Apple music scoops, from breaking the news on its Beats acquisition to yesterday's report that Apple "plans to push Beats to every iPhone". That's essentially...

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November 13th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Have you watched Taylor Swift’s new music video, for her single ‘Blank Space’ yet? If so, you may have noticed the ad at the end for what looks like a brand new Taylor Swift tablet app. So what’s...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve been aware of BuddyBounce since 2013, when the startup pitched as part of an EMI Innovation Challenge event that we organised (Bulletin, 18-Feb-13). The pitch then was for “a loyalty...

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October 21st, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Apple reported its latest quarterly financials last night, and as results go they were pretty stonking. The company's revenues rose 12.3% year-on-year to $42.1bn for the quarter, while its net profit rose...

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October 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Will.I.Am’s last venture into hardware was an easily-forgettable iPhone camera accessory, but now he’s coming back with something more interesting: a smartwatch. It’ll be unveiled on Thursday in...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The fastest I’ve ever moved in my life was when my iPhone was playing music at a child’s birthday party, and Azealia Banks’ 212 started to play – thankfully a wild, party-biscuit-scattering...

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