October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple has been sharing some more stats on the new U2 album, which it made available as a free download – and controversially, in some cases, pushed to people’s iOS devices – last month. The album...

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October 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Apple may have recently retired its classic iPod, but the legal implications of the digital rights management it used to use roll on. US district judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers has agreed that an antitrust...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It’s been a long time coming, given that Spotify’s US launch was in July 2011, but the streaming music service is now finally available in Canada too. Its launch came yesterday, making Canada...

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September 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A guest column on Digital Music News by EDM label Heroic Recordings makes for very interesting reading. Founder Budi Voogt breaks down the label’s last quarter of income: 42% of its revenues came...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

U2′s Bono has been talking (again) about the ‘Songs of Innocence’ album giveaway with Apple, in an interview with Irish radio station 2FM. The chat included some updated stats: the album...

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September 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Last night saw quite the kerfuffle in digital music circles thanks to TechCrunch's uncompromising headline: 'Apple Plans To Shut Down Beats Music'. The story set out its stall confidently too: "Apple...

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September 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon refreshed its line of Fire tablets last night, including a new six-inch model that costs $99 – its cheapest tablet yet. Across its range of Android-based tablets, there are faster processors and...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Mobile analytics firm Localytics has published its latest report based on data from apps using its tools, and the results are encouraging for the music industry. “The amount of time people spend...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Streaming music aggregator Bop.fm has four more integrations to announce this week: Pandora, Xbox Music, Rhapsody and Napster. Users of those services can now connect their accounts to Bop.fm, which pitches...

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