September 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve been following the resurgence in virtual reality technology – through the now Facebook-owned Oculus VR mainly – with interest. But the music potential remains somewhat hazy: will there...

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August 19th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Research firm IDC has published its latest estimates for global smartphone shipments, this time from the second quarter of 2014. It says that handset makers shipped 301.3m smartphones during the quarter,...

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August 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Russell Simmons’ All Def Digital MCN has raised $5m in its latest funding round. This new injection of capital will be used to expand the service across platforms as well as invest in new talent and...

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August 6th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

On Friday, we reported that Samsung was pulling the plug on its Music Hub offering and focusing its efforts on Milk instead. It now appears that Music Hub will continue in Australia after the 1st July...

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August 4th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A different twist in the battle for mobile OS supremacy has emerged with the news that Microsoft is suing Samsung for what it claims are late payment on per-device royalty fees relating to the mobile and...

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July 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A fortnight ago, the tech press and music industry went into simultaneous meltdown about leaks regarding Apple’s plans to buy Beats for $3.2bn. Neither side would comment and then it all went very quiet,...

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July 31st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Samsung’s personal radio app Milk Music has followed the path trodden by Pandora, MixRadio and other rivals before it, by adding a mid-priced monthly subscription to its initially-free service. Users...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Spotify is currently available in five countries in Asia, but the streaming service is ramping up its plans for the region, according to director Sunita Kaur, who told TheNextWeb about some of Spotify’s...

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July 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Kanye West jetted into Cannes for its Lions advertising fest yesterday, and left an audience with his views on why Apple bought Beats Electronics. The key, he thinks, is Samsung’s partnership with...

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