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Report claims there are now 57.8m smart-speaker users in the US

Voice and AI trade-news site Voicebot has published its latest state-of-the-market report, covering the world of smart speakers and voice assistants. Its stats are based on a survey of just over 1,000 Americans, adjusted...
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Report predicts 4.4bn mobile-broadband users by end of 2018

UN agency the International Telecommuncation Union knows its onions when it comes to mobile statistics, so its latest report comes with plenty of credibility. It claims that by the end of this year, there will be 4.4 billion...
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Indie sub-genres benefiting from Spotify Discover Weekly

Spotify has published some more data from its Discover Weekly personalised playlists, although the core stats – 40 million listeners and more than 8,000 artists getting over half their monthly listens from the feature –...
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Music Ally Report 382 – Startup Shutdown

Our cover feature surveys the startup boneyard to try and understand precisely why so many music services, all promising a fizzing new future at their launch, hit the wall quickly, found out they were in the wrong lane...
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Spotify CEO Daniel Ek and analyst Mark Mulligan in Twitter debate

It started on Twitter with Spotify co-founder Ek asking analyst Mulligan how he arrived at the figure of 210m users of ad-supported streaming in a recent report. POW! Mulligan replied by saying “they are a mix of interactive...
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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.
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Music Ally Report: Digital Winners and Losers (Issue 290)

Our lead examines the latest data on recorded music performance from IFPI and uncovers how a mix of physical and digital is essential to driving growth
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Instagram now has more than 25m users

Photo-sharing app Instagram appears to have added 10m users since Christmas. By 2 March at 10am GMT the newest user was number 25,973,449.
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Pop beat rock in 2011 UK album sales

The BPI has released some new figures on album sales in the UK last year, splitting them out by genre. Pop overtook Rock for the year, with respective market shares of 33.6% and 29.4%, compared to 30.9% and 31.2% in 2010.
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More Groupon ticket-sale stats revealed at Eurosonic

Last week, we gave you a taster of some new research from Groupon on its ticket deals, with 91% of buyers saying they wouldn't have purchased the tickets at full price.
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100k customers for Cricket’s Muve Music service

US operator Cricket has won plenty of friends within the music industry with its Muve Music mobile service - one label exec recently described it to us as 'Nokia's Comes With Music, but done right'. Anyway, Muve Music now...
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More milestones for Foursquare and GetGlue

Social location firm Foursquare has announced that more than 500,000 businesses are now registered on its service. That means they can offer special offers to their customers (if they're on Foursquare), get analytics about...