October 29th, 2014 by Stuart Dredge

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We know some big statistics about YouTube: it attracts 1bn unique users a month, for example, and it has paid out more than $1bn to rightsholders through its Content ID program. But the great unknown...

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October 28th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube boss Susan Wojcicki gave a keynote interview at the Code/Mobile conference yesterday, with a few nuggets on how YouTube is evolving, and new (old) features it might be getting. One notable stat:...

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October 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

A new ruling by the European Union’s Court of Justice is being interpreted as proof that embedding copyrighted videos on a website without the rightsholder’s permission is not infringement. This isn’t...

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October 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Shakira’s latest commercial endeavour is a line of six toys and baby items with Fisher-Price, from a musical bouncer to alphabet blocks. The accompanying marketing campaign has an interesting digital...

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October 27th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Tumblr rolled out some new features for its video player last night, including the ability to pop it out as a separate window, so that users can continue to scroll through their dashboards while watching...

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

It’s becoming a standard feature for digital music distributors to add ‘YouTube monetisation’ to their arsenal of features. TuneCore is the latest, branding its feature YouTube Money....

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October 24th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Messaging and chat apps are hot! Music is perennially cool! Music messaging apps must be hot and cool! Except two rights have often made a wrong when it comes to blending music and messaging: many of the...

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October 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

The latest ‘acquihire’ in the music startups world has seen social music app Listn’s team absorbed into Beatport, with the app due to be shut down this month as a result. The dance-focused...

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October 18th, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

Google’s latest set of quarterly financial results is a familiar story of very big numbers, but there’s a longer-term trend that’s making some analysts chatter. First, the numbers: Google’s revenues...

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