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Music Ally Podcast #23 – SoundCloud, Twitter Music, PSY, WiMP and more

Stuart Dredge has made it back from his mansion in Cannes (trans: live blogging bunker), so we are back after a week off.
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Faking plays on SoundCloud (don’t try this at home) and complaints about its copyright policies

If data is the new oil, then falsified digital music numbers are the dirty red diesel sold under the counter. 5magazine has run an exposé after catching out a dance music DJ trying to game their SoundCloud plays to make...
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Twitter unveils new Cards with mobile app deep-linking

Twitter's Cards feature has been around since June 2012, offering expanded tweets to show images, videos and other content for participating websites within Twitter.
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Flipboard 2.0’s new user-curated magazines have music potential

Billed as "your social news magazine", the Flipboard app has been used by more than 50m people since its launch in July 2010.
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Flipboard 2.0’s new user-curated magazines have music potential

Billed as "your social news magazine", the Flipboard app has been used by more than 50m people since its launch in July 2010. Now it wants lots of them to start curating their own digital mags for other people to read, in...
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Angel gets SoundCloud-powered album reveal online

As part of our coverage of SoundCloud recently, we've been exploring how labels are using the service in their digital marketing.
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Twitter + We Are Hunted + SoundCloud + Vevo = A new face for music discovery?

Cat, meet pigeons. Twitter not only quietly acquired music discovery service We Are Hunted last year, according to several reports yesterday, but it's preparing to release a standalone Twitter Music app on iOS that will stream...
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Music Ally Podcast #19 – SoundCloud, BandPage, Alex Day, BitTorrent and Spotify

In the latest Music Ally podcast, Stuart Dredge and Eamonn Forde broadcast live from among the bustle and barbecue smoke of SXSW (they really are there – it's true) to make sense of the latest digital music news.
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SoundCloud shakes up subscription plans including Pro Partner level

Audio platform SoundCloud is shaking up its premium subscription plans, including introducing a new Pro Partner scheme to attract more brands and media companies. Announced today at SXSW in Austin, two new premium tiers...
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TastemakerX raises $1.25m of funding for its music discovery game

The TastemakerX iPhone app launched in beta a year ago (Bulletin, 12-Mar-12) as a virtual stock exchange game for music fans.
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Time for SoundCloud to ‘make its move’?

Streaming music is becoming a game for companies with deep pockets: Spotify, Deezer and Daisy on one hand and Apple, Google, Microsoft and Sony on the other.
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PIAS to launch Datownia pilot for gathering marketing data

PIAS has announced plans to run a data-gathering pilot using Release Mobile's Datownia platform, pulling in promotional and marketing data from 10 labels to analyse, and serve up as web-apps for each label.