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Reports predict layoffs for Beats, but Rogers and Reznor tipped to stay

Apple may have won EC approval of its $3bn Beats acquisition, but the deal hasn’t actually closed yet – it’s expected to this quarter, assuming various lawsuits filed since it was announced don’t prove...
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New Deloitte report digs in to Brits’ media consumption

Deloitte has published its latest report in the UK: ‘The Digital Divide’. It explores the media consumption habits of Brits in 2014. There are plenty of music findings to get your teeth into, including the fact that 70%...
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Only 1,000 iOS and Android apps have more than 50,000 users

Web analytics firm Quantcast has published a report examining the smartphone apps market, including some stats reminding us of just how tough it is for apps to find a big audience. Of the more than 1m apps available for iOS...
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Amazon sales rise, but company surprises analysts with loss

Amazon reported its latest quarterly financials yesterday, with its revenues rising 23% year-on-year to $19.34bn in the second quarter of this year. However, the company also surprised analysts with a greater loss than expected...
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Report claims Playlists.net in talks over an acquisition

With 1m monthly users, Playlists.net has been steadily building an audience for its collection of Spotify playlists. But with playlists and curation hotter than ever within the digital music industry, could the company be...
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Cumulus reveals plans for new ad-supported Rdio features this summer

Reports that Rdio is launching a “new” ad-supported tier later this year are puzzling, given that in January 2014, it went free on the web in the US with “in-stream messaging” (Bulletin, 17-Jan-14)....
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App Annie report digs into iOS and Android app dynamics

Mobile analytics firm App Annie has published its latest index report on the global iOS and Android apps market. It claims that Android’s Google Play store is now doing 45% more daily downloads than Apple’s App...
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Report claims Spotify is holding ‘practice earnings calls’

The long-awaited Spotify IPO is drawing closer, with a Quartz report claiming that the streaming music service is holding “practice earnings calls”. It suggests that Spotify held one in early May with a group...
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Report claims 44% of Twitter users have never tweeted

Twitter-tracking firm Twopcharts has published a report claiming that 44% of Twitter’s 974m registered users have never tweeted, while 30% have only tweeted 1-10 times. Only 13% of registered users have tweeted more than...
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With $42.8bn spent last year, US digital ads overtook broadcast TV in 2013

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has released its latest report into the growth of digital ads in the US, claiming that US interactive ad revenues grew by 17% in 2013 to $42.8bn – a record total, and perhaps even...
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Filesharing study finds financial motivations for British children

A survey of children and young adults in the UK has turned up some new – if not that surprising – views on filesharing and online piracy. YouGov talked to 1,907 16-24 year-olds and 614 8-15 year-olds for its study, finding...
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YouTube music contract leaks, revealing revenue splits and guarantees

The ongoing row between YouTube and some independent labels has led to an inevitable leak of the company’s draft contract – Billboard obtained one last week and published its report on Friday, but we can confirm...