September 1st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Netflix’s content boss Ted Sarandos has been updating viewers about the streaming video service’s catalogue, in a blog post. “We have decided not to renew our agreement in the US with Epix, the cable...

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August 28th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon’s latest apps move is very interesting: a hub for apps that are “actually free” including their in-app purchases, with Amazon paying developers for every minute of usage instead. It’s called...

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August 27th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Native advertising has been all the rage for some time in brandland, from sponsored BuzzFeed listicles to branded Vice videos. The streaming music world has been thinking about how to get brands to pay...

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July 21st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

When Spotify announced its new running features earlier in the summer, it also talked about a partnership that would bring streaming music to Nike’s separate running app. That happened yesterday with...

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July 8th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

US market research firm MusicWatch has published a new study based on a survey of 700 US college students, brandishing the results as proof that they may be more willing to pay for streaming music than...

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July 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Collecting society PRS for Music is stepping up its activism in the streaming music space, while reminding the industry that its royalties from streaming in the last year overtook downloads with £38.8m...

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July 2nd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Fashion brand Emporio Armani is getting into streaming music, albeit with a smartphone app tapping Spotify’s API. Emporio Armani Sounds was released this week for iPhone and Android as a free download....

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July 1st, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve known for a while now that consultancy firm Bain & Company has been involved at the highest levels of Universal Music Group (and even higher: within parent company Vivendi) as the label group...

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June 24th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Dance site Beatport launched an early version of its streaming service earlier this year, but now it’s stepping up its activity – with SoundCloud squarely in its sights. Yesterday, Beatport launched...

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