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Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest - a platform that powers Rdio and more

Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest - a platform that powers Rdio and more

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Spotify has announced that it acquired a music intelligence company called The Echo Nest. According to its website, The Echno Nest provides data and music services to developers, media services, social networks, and big companies including iHeartradio,... >>

Amazon said to be launching music streaming service through Prime

Amazon said to be launching music streaming service through Prime

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Amazon is planning a music streaming service to take on Spotify and Rdio, according to Recode.  The new service is said to be being offered by Amazon to members of its Prime yearly subscription service. It's not clear when the music streaming service might... >>

Rdio beefs up iPhone app with enhanced design, playlist editing, reviews

Rdio beefs up iPhone app with enhanced design, playlist editing, reviews

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Streaming music application Rdio received a sizable update on iOS on Tuesday, adding playlist editing and reviews, alongside design, user interface and overall performance enhancements. Playlist editing, a highly requested feature among Rdio users, will... >>

Tesla is bringing Rdio along for the ride to Europe

Tesla is bringing Rdio along for the ride to Europe

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Tesla has just announced a partnership with Rdio to stream music in its European cars. In the current US version Slacker Radio comes installed. The rights for this don't stretch as far as Europe so Tesla had to go elsewhere. READ: Tesla turns a profit... >>

Rdio on the web goes free in the US, offers unlimited streaming at no charge but with ads

Rdio on the web goes free in the US, offers unlimited streaming at no charge but with ads

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Music streaming service Rdio has revealed that the web version of its service will now be available in the US free of charge, probably in response to Spotify's similar announcement yesterday. Starting today, you can listen to 20 million songs anywhere... >>

Spotify now lets free users stream unlimited music through its website

Spotify now lets free users stream unlimited music through its website

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Spotify has removed the streaming limit cap for free users on its desktop product. Of course, non-premium paying users will still be subjected to advertisements in between songs, but it opens up an enticing offer to get new users on the service - which... >>

Oasis back catalogue finally released to Spotify, Rdio to mark 20th anniversary of Definitely Maybe

Oasis back catalogue finally released to Spotify, Rdio to mark 20th anniversary of Definitely Maybe

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Oasis have finally released their entire back catalogue on music streaming sites, including Spotify and Rdio. Fans will now be able to play through such classic albums as Definitely Maybe and (What's The Story) Morning Glory and compilation collections... >>

Vdio streaming service abruptly shuts down after failing to catch on

Vdio streaming service abruptly shuts down after failing to catch on

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Well, that was fast. Just six months after opening to everyone in the US and UK, Rdio has decided to shut down Vdio. Vdio is an on-demand, video streaming service by Rdio that unveiled in April 2013. The idea is similar to any such service: rather than... >>

Shazam app will now automatically add a song to Rdio playlist

Shazam app will now automatically add a song to Rdio playlist

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When a song has been identified within Shazam, it can now automatically be ported to a Rdio playlist for quick listening. The feature was added in an update to the Shazam for iOS app on Monday and will be available on Android in the coming weeks. In the... >>

Rdio launches personalised radio stations that remind us of Pandora

Rdio launches personalised radio stations that remind us of Pandora

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Listening to the same music over and over can get stale, and that's exactly why music-streaming services have a radio functionality. Now Rdio is the latest to join the fray with its new "Stations" feature, bringing custom tailored music to listeners through... >>