April 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Remember the days (i.e. 2014) when record labels signing Vine stars was news? Then the days (i.e. still 2014) when those Vine stars topping the iTunes charts was news? In 2015, the news is about them topping...

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April 2nd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Research firm GlobalWebIndex has been tapping its global panel of teenagers to find out what they’re doing online and how they’re getting their digital entertainment. The results make for interesting...

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March 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The technology reporting world isn’t finished with leaks from Apple’s iTunes relaunch plans, not by a long chalk. The latest report comes from the New York Times, which fills in some of the details...

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March 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Just as we were writing about Twitch ramping up its interest in electronic music, The Prodigy were becoming the latest artist to embrace Amazon’s livestreaming video platform. The band streamed an interview...

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March 13th, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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Edison Research and Triton Digital have released their annual The Infinite Dial report, exploring the US digital music and social media landscapes based on a survey of 2,002 Americans. Among its key stats:...

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March 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple is holding its next press launch on Monday, with the Apple Watch being its main focus. There’ve been rumours in recent days that the event could also see the unveiling of the long-anticipated...

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February 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Apple is on the wrong end of a sizeable patent-infringement ruling, with a federal jury finding the company guilty of infringing patents held by US company Smartflash. How sizeable? Damages of $532.9m,...

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February 23rd, 2015 by Stuart Dredge

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A recruitment ad for an 'Editorial Producer' within Apple's iTunes team in London hints at plans to beef up the editorial content in the company's music service, ahead of its anticipated relaunch later...

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February 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

You famously can’t buy placement on the homepage of Apple’s iTunes Store, which has been firmly under the control of the company’s editorial team. However, some independent labels are complaining...

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