December 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google may be under pressure from European MEPs, but in the UK, politicians are taking aim at a different class of internet company: social networks. A report published this morning by the Commons science...

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November 30th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Don’t expect an explanation immediately, but Prince appears to be having a ‘moment’ on social media. The Verge noticed yesterday that his @3rdEyeGirl Twitter account has been deactivated, as has...

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October 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

“We had a very strong financial quarter,” said Twitter CEO Dick Costolo last night, as the company announced its latest quarterly financial results. Although by “very strong” we’re talking about...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Former WMG exec Lyor Cohen, now running his own company 300 Entertainment, has been fielding questions from fans on Reddit in an Ask Me Anything (AMA) interview. There are some fun nuggets based on his...

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October 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The MIT Media Lab is kicking off a new “Laboratory for Social Machines” to explore new forms of social networking, as well as analysing existing platforms. Or, in its words: “The new...

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September 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

iHeartRadio has been streaming traditional radio stations and personalised channels for US radio giant Clear Channel since 2008. Now the company is remaking its identity around the popular app. Yesterday,...

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September 16th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

INFINITE (a band that insist on writing their name in caps despite, as far as we can tell, it not being an acronym) have become the first South Korean act to get to number 1 on the Twitter Emerging Artist...

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September 12th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Alt-J’s second album, This Is All Yours, is released in a fortnight but the band are letting fans hear the whole thing early via a dedicated (iOS and Android) app. They will have to work (and walk) a...

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August 7th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Online music analytics company Next Big Sound is expanding its focus to the written word with the creation of Next Big Book. It has also partnered with book publisher Macmillan, something that has been...

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