Tag: mobile

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Sandbox issue fifty six: mobile conflict – apps vs web

Mobile conflict: apps vs. web. We examine the need of artist apps verses mobile artist websites.
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Sandbox issue 56: mobile conflict – apps vs web

Lead: Mobile conflict: apps vs. Web – We examine the need of artist apps verses mobile artist websites. Campaigns: featuring this fortnight’s activity from Fibes, Oh Fibes!, Nero, Spotify and Justin Bieber. Campaign focus:...
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HTC + Beats + Mog = a streaming music match in heaven?

Speculation about a likely sale of streaming music service Mog has been heating up overnight, with audio technology firm Beats fingered as the buyer.
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Onesheet makes its pages more mobile-friendly

We last wrote about music marketing startup Onesheet when it added support for iTunes to its service (Bulletin, 9-Feb-12). Now it's made an equally significant addition: Onesheet Mobile.
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7digital tops 2m active users on mobile devices

British digital music firm 7digital says it now has more than 2m active users on mobile devices, with 800k people having installed its Android app so far, along with users on BlackBerry, iOS and its HTML5 mobile website.
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Rhapsody ‘starting with mobile’ to woo users

Rhapsody's product head Jon Maples has been stressing the importance of mobile to the subscription music service's growth.
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Tixie mobile app wants to give away gig tickets

There's been a lot of activity around mobile ticketing apps in recent months, with the Songkick-style 'scan a user's library then recommend concerts' mechanic increasingly popular.
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AT&T considering charging app-makers for data usage

The net neutrality debate on mobile is set to blow up again, after US telco AT&T floated the idea of charging app makers, rather than customers, for data usage.
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NTT DoCoMo taking Boardwalk mobile ticketing service global

Japanese mobile operator NTT DoCoMo sold 100m tickets for concerts and other live events in 2011 through its Boardwalk platform, which used a mixture of RFID and QR code technology.
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China nearing 1bn mobile subscribers

How big is the potential market for mobile music in China? Fairly sizeable. By the end of January there were 987.6m mobile subscribers in China, with leading operator China Mobile alone accounting for 655.4m of them. China...
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US and GB Smartphone User Survey Indicates Tens of Billions ($US) in Revenue Upside for Service Providers

According to a survey from TNS research mobile providers in the US and UK are missing out on an opportunity to introduce a premium internet service.
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Entertainment low on the list for mobile app consumption

Mobile analytics firm Flurry has released another piece of research into how US smartphone owners are using apps, splitting out time spent per category.