July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We wrote last week about Microsoft’s plans to spin off Nokia’s MixRadio as a standalone company, but wondered what would happen to its other streaming music service: Xbox Music. Comments by CEO Satya...

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July 17th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Today, Microsoft announced plans to cut up to 18,000 jobs over the next year, including 12,500 from the Nokia Devices and Services unit that the company recently acquired. That's around half the staff...

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July 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Microsoft is preparing for a new round of job cuts, including some of the company’s “areas of overlap” with Nokia. That’s according to a report on Bloomberg yesterday, which suggested...

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July 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Microsoft’s Xbox Music service already has a scan-and-match feature, examining a user’s personal music collection and matching files to its database for playing on other devices. What it’s...

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July 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Microsoft has opened up its Xbox Music API for third-party developers, with the aim of getting people to start creating apps on various devices that tie in to its streaming music service. It includes access...

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July 1st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Nokia’s mobile handset business is now part of Microsoft, after the latter company’s acquisition closed on Friday. Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is transitioning to executive vice president of Microsoft’s...

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June 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Microsoft announced last year that it would buy Nokia’s devices and services division, but the deal hasn’t yet closed. Microsoft has provided an update on when that will happen though: “The...

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June 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

This week’s E3 show in Los Angeles is showcasing some of the latest music games, including efforts from veterans Harmonix and Ubisoft. Harmonix unveiled an Xbox One game called Dance Central Spotlight...

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March 26th, 2014 by Music Ally

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Linkin Park launch a remixable video with Microsoft's Project Spark

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