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Music streaming service Rdio to shut down, Pandora buys assets for $75M

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | More »

Music streaming service Pandora Media Inc has agreed to acquire key technology assets and employees of its struggling rival Rdio for $75 million. In the process, Rdio will wind down its operations and seek Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern Distri...


After buying Dhingana, music streaming venture Rdio enters India; offers ad-free subscriptions

San Francisco-based digital music service Rdio, which had acquired Indian social music streaming venture Dhingana in March last year, has forayed into India. Rdio claims that it offers over 32 million songs in 43 languages from global, regional and local labels that include T-Series, Yash Raj, Sony ...

15 January, 2015 | More »


Skype co-founder’s music streaming venture Rdio acquires Dhingana

San Francisco-based digital music service Rdio has acquiredDhingana, an India- and US-based social music streaming service, which was apparently shut down last month. The transaction details of the deal are not disclosed but the deal paves the way for Rdio to enter India with Dhingana’s catalogu...

14 March, 2014 | More »


Twitter rolls out music discovery service Twitter #music, how does it work?

Micro blogging site Twitter has released ‘Twitter #music’, a new service from the company that enables its users to discover music. Rumours about the service were doing the rounds for some time and even as the web version is yet to go alive, the app version is now active (though not yet for Indi...

22 April, 2013 | More »


BlackBerry to shut down BBM Music

BlackBerry (previously Research In Motion or RIM) will shut down BBM Music, a cloud-based social music sharing service launched in August 2011 to enable BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) users to exchange and share music with friends. The decision follows a ‘strategic business review’ of its offerings...

5 April, 2013 | More »