April 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Who’s going to buy online video site Dailymotion? Well, from a failed bid in 2013 by Yahoo, we know it’ll probably have to be a French company, since the French government nixed that deal on the grounds...

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February 4th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Like Facebook, Twitter is taking steps to build out an advertising network that extends beyond its own service. Yesterday the company announced the first partnerships to extend its ‘Promoted Tweet’...

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November 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

There have been persistent rumours that Yahoo is planning to launch a YouTube rival soon, focusing on ad-supported shortform video. Now it seems Samsung has similar ambitions. According to tech news site...

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October 25th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Yahoo held its latest analyst call following its quarterly financials this week, and it included some interesting details on the growth of Tumblr – and its prospects for making money from ads over the...

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October 11th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Rumours have been bubbling for several months now that Yahoo wants to take on YouTube in the online video space, including poaching some of its biggest stars. One of the questions sparked by this is whether...

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October 6th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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There hasn't always been a music angle to the rise of messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and WeChat, but the massive audiences and expanding features of these services has been an important...

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September 2nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

That headline may seem an obvious thing to say, but in the bungled aftermath of the UK’s Digital Economy Act, a government minister talking about piracy in such terms will be welcomed by music rightsholders...

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August 21st, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Taylor Swift and Aphex Twin are making new music. No, not together, sadly. But both revealed their next moves yesterday, making for an interesting contrast. Swift used a 30-minute livestream on Yahoo to...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve regularly written about mobile firm Flurry over the last five years: it regularly publishes data harvested from the apps that use its analytics service, to help people understand trends in...

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