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Pandora to acquire assets of Rdio for $75M US

Media | 11/16/2015 9:42 pm EST

Pandora Media Inc. announced Monday it will be acquiring key assets from music streaming service Rdio Inc. for $75 million US. It said in a press release that it will be acquiring technology and intellectual property, as well as hiring some employees, from Rdio and plans to expand Pandora’s listening experience by late 2016. “We are defining the next chapter of Pandora’s growth story,” Brian McAndrews, CEO at Pandora, said in the release. “Adding live music experiences through Ticketfly was a transformative step. Adding Rdio’s impressive technology and...

Stingray, Google, Rdio joining Videotron for announcement

Media | 08/26/2015 2:53 pm EDT

Representatives from Stingray Digital Group Inc., Google Inc.’s Google Music and Rdio Inc. will take part in the announcement about the new music service from Quebecor Inc.’s Videotron on Thursday, company spokeswoman France Gaignard said in an email Wednesday. The company said the service, called Unlimited Music, will be “a Canadian first in mobile services.”...

Rdio launches mid-tier subscription option

Media | 05/14/2015 2:27 pm EDT

Music streaming service Rdio Inc. said Thursday it is introducing a new mid-level service option in several markets, including Canada, for $3.99 a month. The company said in a press release that the new option, called Rdio...

Shaw announces partnership with streaming service

Media | 04/24/2014 4:01 pm EDT

Shaw Communications Inc. and music streaming service Rdio Inc. have entered a “marketing, content and promotion partnership,” the companies said Thursday in a release. Shaw CEO Brad Shaw said Rdio is “a great...