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As speculation mounts over if/when it will launch in the
States, Spotify has published its 2009
Spotify iPhone app
They make for an interesting, if somewhat predictable, read –
the headline being that the music streaming service has lost £16.66
million, based on revenues of £11.32 million. Along with We7
Frog before it), Spotify has pretty much created a new
revenue model for the global music industry in the form of advertising
sales. There has been much doubt expressed over whether ad revenue will
be enough to sustain the industry and Spotify’s figures indicate that
it won’t be. Read More
A little known pop group comprised of school friends from the
north of England have become the world’s slowest overnight smash thanks
to making their music available via iTunes.
The Beatles, from Liverpool, who self release their music via
their own record label Apple and who cite their influences as “Oasis,
Wings and peace”, have sold a staggering two million individual songs
and more than 450,000 albums in their first week of release via Apple’s
(no relation) iTunes store.
Their most popular song is Here Comes The Sun,
which was inspired by a holiday that drummer and sometime voiceover
artist Richard ‘Ringo’ Starkey took in Porthmadog, Wales as a child.
computing will be the solution to the storage problems created by the
explosion of portable devices, communications minister Ed Vaizey has
“[Cloud computing] is especially significant today, at a time
when we are seeing an explosion in the number of portable devices with
limited storage capacity,” Vaizey said at the China internet forum in
London this week.
After showcasing at a well-regarded DEMO conference in Silicon
Valley in September, the mobile commerce application MobiCart has been
launched to the public.
Developed by North East entrepreneur Wladimir
Baranoff-Rossine, MobiCart is a free storefront application for mobile
devices. It enables anyone to create their own mobile e-commerce site
without even having a website.
impact of social media on the British workplace has been documented in
a ‘landmark’ paper.
Working in partnership with University of Leicester, MyJobGroup.co.uk
has analysed the responses of 1,000 UK adults to questions covering a
broad range of topics relating to social media use in the workplace.
Master data, also called reference data master data is any
information that is considered to play a key role in the core operation
of a business. Master data may include data about clients and
customers, employees, inventory, suppliers, analytics and more.