July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

iPhone app Gig Sq. is the latest live music discovery app, initially focused on London in the UK. People can use it to see who’s playing near their current location, as well as browsing featured gigs...

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July 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Seven people have been arrested after buying thousands of tickets from eBay’s StubHub service using stolen credit-card numbers. Reuters reports that the arrests were made in the UK, US and Canada, with...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

TorrentFreak has something of a scoop this morning: news that Google is experimenting with showing legal links to people searching for music, TV and films with piracy-related keywords. “Google has...

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July 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

For all the excitement around personalised radio and on-demand streaming services, traditional radio remains one of the most powerful music discovery media. The latest data from British radio authority...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this year, we wrote about a new London-based startup called Dice promising to “overhaul music, entertainment and sports ticketing” (Bulletin, 2-May-14). Now a few more details have emerged...

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July 15th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

British consumer-rights firm Which? is threatening to report online ticketing companies to the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority over compulsory fees for booking and delivery of tickets. The organisation...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Fans looking to try Sia’s new album before buying it on Apple’s iTunes store yesterday didn’t get quite as much chance to sample its tracks: for a while, the album’s preview clips...

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July 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Ticketing firm Billetto has launched a new live events discovery app in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and the UK. It’s called Billetto – Your Social Events Calendar, and is available for iPhone in...

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July 9th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The anti-piracy provisions of the UK’s 2010 Digital Economy Act still haven’t been implemented, but now ISPs are on the verge of signing a voluntary agreement with the BPI and Motion Picture...

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