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UMG boss on smart speakers: ‘Have the title in the chorus’

We reported yesterday on UMG boss Sir Lucian Grainge’s keynote at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona. Now more details are emerging about what he talked about, including non-mobile devices like smart speakers....
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UMG boss excited by mobile potential for streaming growth

Universal Music chief Sir Lucian Grainge keynoted the Mobile World Congress conference in Barcelona this week, stressing the excitement his company feels about the mobile industry globally. “In some regions of the world...
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Google+ splitting out into photos, streams and Hangouts

Google+ has a new boss, although Bradley Horowitz has actually been involved with the company’s social offering since it started. Yesterday, he confirmed a recent rumour that Google+ is splitting up into its constituent...
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Virtual reality to the fore at Mobile World Congress

There’s still no commercial launch date for Facebook’s Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, but Mobile World Congress played host to a couple of other announcements this weekend. Oculus VR and Samsung have expanded their...
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Google Music ‘losing users’ claims Wayne Rosso

Industry agitator Wayne Rosso has lobbed a brickbat in Google's direction by claiming that not only is its Google Music service not living up to expectations, but that it's been losing customers since its launch in November
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Muve Music looks to move beyond the US

US mobile operator Cricket Wireless' Muve Music service now has 600k paying users, and is looking to expand beyond the US through deals with other operators.
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New smartphones from HTC, Sony, Samsung and LG

Music Ally is on the ground at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, which officially kicks off today. Actually, a number of manufacturers showed off their new handsets yesterday though.
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HTC rumoured to be working on streaming music service

This month's Mobile World Congress show could see a major new digital music service unveiled, according to GigaOm.
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Music Ally Report : Apple Takes A Bite Out Of Music Subscriptions

- Apple Takes A Bite Out Of Music Subscriptions - Main Talking Points From Mobile World Congress - Playlisty For Me - Market Profile: US - Dave Mckinney, Jammbox