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British music MCN PopShack launches its own iPhone app

We know that a lot of the viewing of young stars on multi-channel YouTube networks happens on mobile devices. British MCN PopShack is hoping to take advantage with its new iPhone app, released yesterday in the App Store....
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Lively is the latest digital music startup to close its doors

“The show must go on,” explains the slogan on the website of Lively, a startup that’s been recording and distributing concert videos since 2013. Actually, no. The show has come to an abrupt halt, with the...
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A quarter of the world’s population will use smartphones this year

Research firm eMarketer has published its latest report into smartphone usage, claiming that by the end of this year there’ll be 1.76bn smartphone users around the world: a quarter of the global population. “By...
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Ticketmaster says 16% of its tickets are now bought on mobile devices

Ticketmaster has pushed out the latest update to its iPhone app, while revealing some new figures on its mobile business. The company says that in the first three months of 2014, 16% of its sales happened on mobile devices,...
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New Flurry report outlines American growth of apps

The average American smartphone user spends two hours and 42 minutes a day using their device, with apps sucking up 86% of that time – two hours and 19 minutes.
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British operator EE drops its entry-level 4G prices

British operator EE drops its entry-level 4G prices
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Mobile usage is now outpacing TV viewing in the US and UK

Mobile usage is now outpacing TV viewing in the US and UK
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O2 Tracks app reaches 100m track plays a year after its launch

O2 Tracks app reaches 100m track plays a year after its launch
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Spotify to artists: ‘The mobile free tier will help us to grow quicker’

The benefits of Spotify's new Spotify Artists website to provide musicians with context for new announcements was clear this week.
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Music Ally Sandbox 97 – Christmas Presence

Lead: There are only five more shopping (and marketing) weeks until Christmas. While much of the industry's focus is on shifting compilations and greatest hits in the busiest month of the year, it's what happens on Christmas...
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25% of Mixcloud’s music listening is now on mobile devices

Streaming service Mixcloud has relaunched its Android app with a sleek new design and more discovery features.
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Bloom.fm launches its Android app

UK-based mobile music service Bloom.fm has been iPhone-only since its launch earlier this year.