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Music Ally Report 323: Pre-Release Me

Our lead feature looks at the highly competitive and crowded world of pre-release streams. Pretty much every album today has some form of pre-release access, but putting it on the act's own website or SoundCloud will only...
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Report claims Microsoft considered acquiring Nokia

Big this week: media stories on which companies AREN'T buying Nokia, even if they'd considered doing so.
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Music Ally Issue 317 – The Disruptors

We've given over all of this fortnight's Music Ally Report to the theme of disruptors.
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Music Ally Report 315: Going Global

Our lead feature draws on new comparative research into 13 of the biggest (in terms of market expansion) streaming music services in the world to consider where they are moving and what it means for their long term ambitions.
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Music Ally Report 314: Cautious regrowth

Our lead feature looks beyond the IFPI’s global sales numbers for 2012. Revenues may have gone up for the first time since 1999 (albeit by 0.3%), but the business is not out of the woods yet. In some markets (Norway,...
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Next Big Sound releases ‘State of Online Music’ report

Music analytics firm Next Big Sound has published its end-of-year report for 2012, with a blizzard of stats around online music growth and social activity around it.
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Music Ally Report 306: The comeback kid

Our lead feature peeks behind the curtain of the new-look Myspace and tests out its shiny new features and layout. In 2005, it was the hottest service in the world but its time under the control of News Corp. saw it slip...
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Vevo tops 18m app downloads as mobile drives growth

Vevo's latest US Music Video Viewership Report says that 40bn music videos were watched globally between July 2011 and June 2012.
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Music Ally Report: Pirate Booty

Our lead looks at the recent research by Google and PRS for Music investigating the lucrative business models around pirate sites. While it may still fuel continued criticism of Google's search and advertising business,...
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Music Ally Report: New Fund Glory

Our lead considers the merits of crowd-funding as an alternative to the traditional label system, and asks whether the success of bigger artists using this model can pay off for emerging acts too.
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Music Ally Report: The Privacy Problem (Issue 287)

Music Ally's latest report: The Privacy Problem. Covering all the latest deals,stats and insight over the past two weeks
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135m people now playing games in the US

Park Associates claim that 135m people now play for at least one hour a month, up 241% on 56m back in 2008. The report notes that 17% of all these gamers have downloaded a smartphone game, while 80% play free-to-play games...