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  • 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

  • Rdio To Offer Family Unlimited Plan, Broke Music Fans Rejoice

    Rdio To Offer Family Unlimited Plan, Broke Music Fans Rejoice

    It was just last week that Greg brought us a first look at Rdio’s forthcoming iPad app, and now the streaming music contender has dropped another bombshell on us. Last night, Rdio CEO Drew Lerner let slip that in addition to their current line up of plans, they will launch an “Unlimited Family” plan that lets users “share an account with multiple people at a… Read More

  • First Look: Rdio’s iPad App Now Awaiting Apple’s Approval, We Go Hands-On

    First Look: Rdio’s iPad App Now Awaiting Apple’s Approval, We Go Hands-On

    In the all-you-can-eat music streaming battle between Spotify, Rdio, and MOG, the iPad is more or less untouched territory. Sure, they’ve all got iPhone apps which can be stretched to run at near-full screen on the iPad — but if you’re wanting for something that doesn’t look like hot pixelated garbage, you’re pretty much out of luck. It’s starting to look… Read More

  • Can Rdio Withstand The Spotify Assault? A Feature-By-Feature Look

    Can Rdio Withstand The Spotify Assault? A Feature-By-Feature Look

    Spotify is finally here in the US. It offers on-demand music for a relatively low price — just like Rdio. There’s several service levels including mobile listening and offline support — just like Rdio. There’s even support for third-party hardware and platforms — just like Rdio. Rdio has a head start in this race but it might not matter. Rdio left private beta… Read More

  • Spotify Now On Sonos

    Spotify Now On Sonos

    Not to flog a spotted horse, Spotify is now available on your Sonos devices. To add the service to your devices follow these instructions. Read More