Starship Technologies is fresh off a recent $40 million funding round, and the robotics startup finds itself in a much-changed market compared to when it got its start in 2014. Founded by software ind
India finally has its answer to Spotify after Reliance Jio merged its music service with Saavn, the startup it acquired earlier this year. The deal itself isn’t new — it was announced bac
Music listeners are cheapskates. Few will pay Spotify or Apple $10 a month even to stream almost every song ever. Meanwhile, radio services like Pandora hardly scrape by on the meager ad rates after
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&#
Call it the Taylor effect: it looks like another high-profile musician is sharpening his arrows to take aim at how streaming music services pay artists. Music from the artist currently known as Prince
A key part of Rdio's new $3.99 plan for cost conscious consumers taking a baby step towards music streaming services is the important caveat that this new service is cheaper outside of the U.S.. In In
In a bid to compete with rival streaming music services, Rdio has announced a new low-cost subscription program called Rdio Select. For $3.99 a month, users can download up to 25 new songs every day t
Music streaming service 8tracks just signed a few licensing deals with independent music labels to make playlist creation much easier. As a reminder, 8tracks true advantage lies in its community ̵
If your team collaborates online, you've almost certainly heard of Slack. Launched in mid-2013, it's quickly become one of the top names in team communications.
That success has just netted Slack c
A week after entering India, Rdio has expanded into 24 additional markets in the Caribbean and Central America region to take it to 85 countries worldwide.
India has welcomed the first international music streaming service to its shores after Rdio, the San Francisco based company, launched in the country.
Rdio, the music-streaming service founded by Skype co-founder Janus Friis that offers 30 million songs in 60 countries, is trailing behind Spotify and Deezer in the race for paying music streaming sub
Now you can listen to Spotify like you read the Facebook News Feed. Spotify’s new “Top Tracks In Your Network” is a personalized, constantly updated playlist based on what the peopl
Streaming music startup Rdio is overhauling its look across platforms, and adding more robust personalization features powered by its own growing in-house music intelligence data science team. The new
Facebook has a new weapon in the battle against Twitter to host lucrative conversations about media. A Shazam-esque opt-in feature coming to the iOS and Android status composer can activate your phone
Streaming music service Rdio has added support for Google’s Chromecast media accessory, the company announced today. What that means is that you’ll be able to send your Rdio music from you
Music streaming service Rdio is getting rid of partner The Echo Nest, its CEO Anthony Bay told CNBC in an interview published this week (via Verge). The news comes despite promises by The Echo Nest an
Spotify has acquired The Echo Nest, as revealed by an official blog post today. The financial details of the acquisition haven’t been revealed, but The Echo Nest is a self-described “music
Janus Friis made his name founding a series of disruptive software startups such as Skype, Rdio, Joost and (much earlier) KaZaA. Now the Danish entrepreneur is moving into new territory: a hardware st
It's only been six months since Rdio <a target="_blank" href="http://www.techmeme.com/130619/p26#a130619p26">launched its video-streaming platform Vdio</a> to the world, but it appears that the compan