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  • Pandora To Buy Rdio Assets For $75M In Cash, Rdio Files Ch.11, Will Shutter Service

    Pandora To Buy Rdio Assets For $75M In Cash, Rdio Files Ch.11, Will Shutter Service

    That was fast: just as soon as it was reported that Pandora was in talks to buy Rdio, the two sides have confirmed that an acquisition is indeed taking place. Pandora has acquired “key assets” from Rdio for $75 million in cash, the company has just announced. But as part of it, the Rdio service as we know it is tanking: the streaming service is filing for… Read More

  • Foundation Video: Tom Conrad, CTO Of Pandora On Reinventing Radio

    Foundation Video: Tom Conrad, CTO Of Pandora On Reinventing Radio

    In this edition of my Foundation video series, Pandora CTO Tom Conrad shares his inspiration for reinventing the radio. He reveals how a jailbroken iPhone played a key part in Pandora’s success, and explains why Thanksgiving is the biggest day of the year for the service. He also tells the crazy backstory behind Web 1.0 flameout Pets.com, what it was like to be engineer during the… Read More