October 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We know Jawbone best for its music hardware: the Jambox connected speaker. Now the company has launched an interesting music app for iPhone called Drop, which aims to get friends suggesting tracks for...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest ‘acquihire’ in the music startups world has seen social music app Listn’s team absorbed into Beatport, with the app due to be shut down this month as a result. The dance-focused...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It’s a family affair for Spotify this month: the streaming service has announced plans to launch a family plan in the coming weeks, enabling people to add up to four  of their family members to...

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October 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rdio has been busy upgrading its music quality in recent months, with the results unveiled yesterday. “We’re happy to announce we’ve converted our entire catalog of over 30 million songs to high-quality...

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October 10th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rdio’s parent company Pulser Media has sold $108m of equity, warrants and options over the past 13 months, according to filings made with US financial regulator the SEC, and reported on by Billboard....

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September 4th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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Big changes are afoot at streaming service Rdio, although as yet they don't involve ditching the company's policy of not publishing figures on how many users it has. Instead, Rdio is getting a slick...

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August 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rdio has had a tight relationship with Shazam for some time now, but the streaming service isn’t putting all its eggs in one music-identification basket. Rdio announced an expansion of its partnership...

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July 26th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

As we thought when we covered Shazam’s decision to switch Spotify out for Deezer as a streaming partner in four countries earlier this month, it’s proving controversial with some users. TechCrunch...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

US trade body A2IM’s annual Indie Week is coming at a sensitive time this year, given the hubbub around YouTube’s new music service and licensing of independents in general. President Rich...

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