November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

When Spotify announced plans to roll out its family plan last month, industry observers noted two things: Rdio has had a similar offering for a long time now, but Spotify was undercutting its price. But...

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November 17th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We reported on Rdio’s press release explaining why it still had Taylor Swift’s back catalogue yesterday, but CEO Anthony Bay talked in more detail about his views on artists and streaming in...

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November 10th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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We heard from Taylor Swift last week about the decision to pull her back catalogue from Spotify, and now her label’s founder Scott Borchetta has broken his silence on the matter too. “We determined...

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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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