April 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm eMarketer has published some new numbers on UK adults’ mobile usage, and they’re pretty interesting. “This year, for the first time ever, the amount of time UK adults spend daily with...

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April 9th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

There’s never a shortage of estimates and forecasts for ad revenues, and they don’t always agree. Reserve the usual pinch of salt – but also the usual interest – for the latest claims from Strategy...

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December 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Digital distribution firm TuneCore has snapped up US mobile startup DropKloud. The latter was unveiled in beta earlier this year as a way for musicians and brands to “drop” digital stuff – tracks...

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December 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Another take on the future for mobility? “Apple and Google both won. Apple now sells around 10% of all the 1.8bn (and growing) phones sold on Earth each year and Android the next 50%, split roughly between...

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July 8th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Often described as the ‘Chinese Amazon’, the filing for e-commerce firm Alibaba’s IPO might persuade a few more people to start describing Amazon as the US Alibaba. The document sets out the company’s...

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July 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve been covering mobile firm ROK’s plans to launch a music-focused mobile operator – well, a virtual one, an MVNO – in the US this summer. On Friday, it went live, sort of. GigaOm reports...

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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

The growth arc of messaging app WhatsApp has been tremendous to watch: 200m monthly active users in April 2013, then 300m in August and 400m in December. Last night, the company announced its latest milestone:...

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June 20th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We know that a lot of the viewing of young stars on multi-channel YouTube networks happens on mobile devices. British MCN PopShack is hoping to take advantage with its new iPhone app, released yesterday...

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