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Sandbox: Emerging markets, Linkfire, Jessica Hernandez and more

This week’s Sandbox digital marketing report should have landed in your inbox yesterday. Its lead feature looks beyond the US and UK to explore what kind of marketing campaigns are working well in Africa, Asia and South...
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In this week’s Music Ally report: Spotify, Yik Yak and more

Last night, we sent out our fortnightly Music Ally Report, with the lead feature looking at Spotify’s financial results, which were published on Tuesday. Our main conclusion: they tell us a lot about Spotify’s past growth,...
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Amazon posts loss of $544m in latest financials

Amazon’s stock was getting a bit of a kicking from Wall Street last night after the company’s latest set of quarterly financial results. Although its revenues rose by 20% to $20.84bn, its net losses increased too: to...
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In this week’s Sandbox report: Digital labels, Twitter, Deezer Elite…

This week’s Sandbox digital music marketing report should be lurking in your inbox from last night. Our lead feature this week looks at digital-only labels, which are dramatically cutting overheads by removing physical...
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Google results impress… apart from cost-per-click

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 were up 20% year-on-year...
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British leader’s IP adviser launches copyright education report

British MP Mike Weatherley is stepping down as intellectual property adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron, but not before publishing his third report into IP issues. This one, released on Friday, focuses on copyright...
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One in three British children now has their own tablet

British telecoms regulator Ofcom released its latest report into children and technology yesterday, led by this stat: 34% of 5-15 year-olds in the UK now have their own tablet – up from 19% this time last year. Meanwhile,...
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Yahoo’s new YouTube may be… Tumblr?

Rumours have been bubbling for several months now that Yahoo wants to take on YouTube in the online video space, including poaching some of its biggest stars. One of the questions sparked by this is whether this would happen...
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New report explores which direct-to-fan platform is best for your campaign

UK-based direct-to-fan agency Wicksteed Works has launched a new report comparing 10 of the leading D2F marketing platforms. The report is aimed at musicians, managers and labels trying to decide which platform suits their...
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Digital music services have 886m paying users, claims Midia Research

A new report from Midia Research attempts to measure the digital music industry’s pulse by analysing 40 of the main services from around the world. Big stats include its claim that these services have 2.4bn users, and...
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Amazon to invest $55m in its Lab126 hardware unit

Amazon’s Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets, Fire TV set-top box and Fire Phone are only the start of its hardware ambitions, judging by a US government document reported on by Reuters yesterday. The document focused on...
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Apple’s bad day at the office: ‘BendGate’ and borked iOS 8.0.1 update

Last week, Apple took plenty of praise for its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones, before shifting 10m of them in their first weekend. This week is… not as good, it’s fair to say. In fact, yesterday was...