July 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Amazon is under fire again from some authors, agents and independent booksellers in the US, who are calling for the Department of Justice to investigate the company for antitrust violations in its bookselling...

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July 14th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Earlier this year, it emerged that Spotify had appointed four Washington lobbying firms to cover different aspects of its business (Bulletin, 16-Apr-15). Now it seems at least one of them is earning its...

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July 8th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

In the week leading up to the launch of Apple Music, if we’d had a pound for every rival that used a variant on the phrase “a rising tide lifts all boats”, we’d probably be able to buy a mid-tier...

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July 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We sense the latest research from Miner & Co. won’t come as a surprise to many parents: it claims children are less interested in traditional TV than they are in watching video on handheld devices....

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July 6th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Late last week we reported on the booming streaming market in the UK – in terms of consumption at least – with streams up 80% in the first half of 2015, year-on-year. That rise was outperformed...

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June 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Beatport’s recently-minted streaming music service for dance fans has some competition. Online radio firm Digitally Imported is branching out into on-demand subscriptions, with a $7-a-month premium tier...

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June 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

No, not Conan The Barbarian or Arthur Conan Doyle – but Conan O’Brien, the US chat chap. He has launched a new channel on Spotify and it will feature 23 playlists collating together the musicians he...

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June 12th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Good job no other streaming service chose this week to unveil itself. Oh… Anyway, ROK Mobile, a virtual mobile operator that runs on Sprint and T-Mobile in the US, has launched its own bundled music...

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June 11th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

One to make the heads of RIAA, IFPI etc. choke on their Froot Loops this morning. Kim Dotcom’s latest venture is MegaNet, the “people-powered, censorship-resistant Internet”, and he’s opening it...

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