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  • What’s The Best iPad Streaming Music App? MOG’s New iPad App vs Rdio vs Spotify

    What’s The Best iPad Streaming Music App? MOG’s New iPad App vs Rdio vs Spotify

    Don’t stop the music. It seems obvious, but MOG is the first of the big on-demand music streaming services to get this right on a tablet. Today MOG officially releases its iPad app, and it includes MOG Radio which when enabled will continue to play songs after your currently queued tracks finish. No more hours of accidental silence. It’s also retina-ready to crisply display… Read More

  • Hot On The Heels Of Spotify, Rdio Expands Music Streaming To Spain, Portugal

    Hot On The Heels Of Spotify, Rdio Expands Music Streaming To Spain, Portugal

    The landgrab for music streaming customers is on, and Rdio — the U.S.-based startup from Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis — is joining that race in earnest. The company today announced that it is now live in Spain and Portugal, just one month after it launched in its first European service, in Germany. The total number of countries where Rdio now works is up to… Read More

  • Rdio Releases New Android App, Ought To Be Ashamed Of Its Windows Phone App

    Rdio Releases New Android App, Ought To Be Ashamed Of Its Windows Phone App

    Today, Rdio is releasing a brand new application for Android phones chock-full of fresh features, which is awesome. Mainly because it gives me an excuse to write up a rant I would have published at some point anyway. Read More

  • Rdio Expands To Germany

    Rdio Expands To Germany

    Rdio, the streaming music service started by Skype founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, is arriving in its fourth market today: Germany. Already available in the U.S., Canada and Brazil, the company says it will be offering a 7-day free trial to the 82+ million German residents who want to give it a shot. Read More

  • Enjoy Music While You Read: Rdio To Come Pre-Loaded On Kobo Vox eReader

    Enjoy Music While You Read: Rdio To Come Pre-Loaded On Kobo Vox eReader

    Kobo has partnered with social music discovery and streaming service Rdio to let users of its just-released Android-powered Vox eReader access more than 12 million tracks while they’re reading. Kobo, which was just acquired by Rakuten for $315 million in cash, says it boasts over five million users worldwide. Read More

  • Rdio To Bring On-Demand Digital Music Service To Brazil, Germany And Australia

    Rdio To Bring On-Demand Digital Music Service To Brazil, Germany And Australia

    Rdio, the digital music service created by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, is making a big push to international markets. The startup is launching its service in Brazil later this week, and will expand to Germany and Australia in early 2012. The music streaming service is already available in the U.S. and Canada. Co-branded as “Oi Rdio,” Rdio is partnering… Read More

  • SoundCloud, Deezer And Rhapsody Revealed As Facebook Music Launch Partners?

    SoundCloud, Deezer And Rhapsody Revealed As Facebook Music Launch Partners?

    I love Yvo Schaap, even though I’ve never met him in person. Wanna know why? Because the man keeps on digging up interesting stuff by simply perusing code, and then alerting us. Schaap found the embeddable +1 button and a a link to the Google Games logo before either of them was publicly released, and now he may have identified several companies that will be partnering with Facebook for… Read More

  • Two Key Features Of Facebook Music: Scrobbling And Track Unification

    Two Key Features Of Facebook Music: Scrobbling And Track Unification

    Yesterday, we outlined a bit of what we’ve heard about Facebook’s upcoming f8 conference. One big launch will be their official foray into music. Today, we’ve heard more about that launch. One thing we’ve heard from a very good source is that a key aspect of the service will be “scrobbling”. The term, made popular by Last.fm, means that when you listen to… Read More

  • iTunes Rival Rdio Launches Gift Cards, Available Online And At Target

    iTunes Rival Rdio Launches Gift Cards, Available Online And At Target

    Streaming music service Rdio from Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, is today launching two new music gifting options – physical gift cards and online credits. Consumers will be able to purchase the virtual gift card options in $10, $25, $50 and $100 values or in user-selected amounts. Meanwhile, physical cards in the $10 and $25 values will be sold in over 600 Target… Read More

  • Rdio Introduces Family Plan

    Rdio Introduces Family Plan

    As we mentioned a few weeks ago, Rdio family plans are now available for, as Bob Dylan would say, “the wife and family” and “the whole kids.” The plan costs $17.99 for two accounts and three accounts costs $22.99 a month. Unlimited web and mobile plans still cost $9.99 a month (as do additional accounts added to the family plan. Read More

  • Rdio’s iPad App Now Available In The App Store

    Rdio’s iPad App Now Available In The App Store

    It took a bit longer than I’d have guessed, but the Rdio iPad app that we previewed a few weeks back is now available in the App Store. As predicted, it’s the first of the big three on-demand, all-you-can-eat music streaming services (those being Rdio, Spotify, and MOG) to get an iPad app into the store. Read More